senate Bill S7304A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to compulsive gambling assistance

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2012 reported and committed to finance
May 25, 2012 print number 7304a
amend and recommit to alcoholism and drug abuse
May 02, 2012 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

S7304 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L; amd §111, RWB L

S7304 - Summary

Relates to compulsive gambling assistance.

S7304 - Sponsor Memo

S7304 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7304

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental  hygiene  law  and  the  racing,  pari-mutuel
  wagering  and breeding law, in relation to compulsive gambling assist-
  ance

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  19.09  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
adding two new subdivisions (i) and (j) to read as follows:
  (I) THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  CREATE  EDUCATIONAL  MATERIALS  REGARDING
COMPULSIVE GAMBLING FOR THE PURPOSE OF EDUCATING INDIVIDUALS THAT VOLUN-
TARILY  PLACE  THEMSELVES  ON A SELF EXCLUSION LIST OF AN ASSOCIATION OR
CORPORATION LICENSED OR  ENFRANCHISED  BY  THE  NEW  YORK  STATE  GAMING
COMMISSION  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  ONE  HUNDRED  ELEVEN  OF  THE RACING,
PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING AND BREEDING LAW IMMEDIATELY UPON PLACEMENT ON SUCH
LIST. THE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE ON  THE  WEBSITE
OF  THE  OFFICE  AND  SHALL  INCLUDE  BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO RESOURCES TO
TREATMENT.
  (J) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK  STATE  GAMING
COMMISSION  SHALL  ESTABLISH  A PROBLEM GAMBLING EDUCATION PROGRAM TO BE
COMPLETED BY ALL INDIVIDUALS THAT  HAVE  PLACED  THEMSELVES  ON  A  SELF
EXCLUSION  LIST  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION ONE HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE RACING,
PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING AND BREEDING LAW, WHOM SUBSEQUENTLY REQUEST REMOVAL
FROM SUCH EXCLUSION LIST. THIS EDUCATION PROGRAM SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE
ON THE WEBSITES OF BOTH THE OFFICE AND THE NEW YORK STATE GAMING COMMIS-
SION AND SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO RESOURCES TO TREATMENT.
  S 2. Paragraphs (a) and (c) of subdivision 2 of  section  111  of  the
racing,  pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as added by section 1 of
part A of chapter 60 of the  laws  of  2012,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (a)  The commission shall promulgate rules and regulations pursuant to
which people may: voluntarily exclude themselves from entering the prem-
ises of an association or corporation licensed or  enfranchised  by  the
commission  pursuant  to  this chapter; RECEIVE THE REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S7304A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L; amd §111, RWB L

S7304A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to compulsive gambling assistance.

S7304A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7304A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7304--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug  Abuse
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental  hygiene  law  and  the  racing,  pari-mutuel
  wagering  and breeding law, in relation to compulsive gambling assist-
  ance

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  19.09  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
adding two new subdivisions (i) and (j) to read as follows:
  (I) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP OR  IDENTIFY  EXISTING  EDUCATIONAL
MATERIALS  WHICH  OFFER  ASSISTANCE  IN  THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF
COMPULSIVE GAMBLING FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT VOLUNTARILY PLACE THEMSELVES ON
A SELF EXCLUSION LIST PURSUANT TO SECTION  ONE  HUNDRED  ELEVEN  OF  THE
RACING,  PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING AND BREEDING LAW. SUCH EDUCATIONAL MATERI-
ALS SHALL IMMEDIATELY BE TRANSMITTED TO SUCH PERSONS PLACED ON SUCH LIST
AND MADE AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON THE WEBSITES OF  THE  OFFICE
AND  THE NEW YORK STATE GAMING COMMISSION. SUCH MATERIALS SHALL INCLUDE,
BUT NEED NOT BE LIMITED TO, RESOURCES OR INFORMATION RELATED TO  COMPUL-
SIVE GAMBLING AND CONTACT INFORMATION ON AVAILABLE TREATMENT PROGRAMS OR
SUPPORT GROUPS.
  (J)  THE  COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK STATE GAMING
COMMISSION, SHALL ESTABLISH A PROBLEM GAMBLING EDUCATION  PROGRAM  WHICH
MAY  BE COMPLETED BY ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS PLACED HIMSELF OR HERSELF ON
A SELF EXCLUSION LIST PURSUANT TO SECTION  ONE  HUNDRED  ELEVEN  OF  THE
RACING,  PARI-MUTUEL  WAGERING  AND  BREEDING LAW. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL BE
TRANSMITTED TO ALL PERSONS PLACED ON SUCH SELF EXCLUSION LIST  AND  MADE
AVAILABLE  TO  THE  GENERAL PUBLIC ON THE WEBSITES OF THE OFFICE AND NEW
YORK STATE GAMING COMMISSION, AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE  LIMITED  TO
RESOURCES  OR  INFORMATION  RELATED  TO  COMPULSIVE GAMBLING AND CONTACT
INFORMATION ON AVAILABLE TREATMENT PROGRAMS OR SUPPORT GROUPS.
  S 2. Paragraphs (a) and (c) of subdivision 2 of  section  111  of  the
racing,  pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as added by section 1 of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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