senate Bill S7744

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York state racing franchise accountability and transparency act of 2012; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 28, 2012 signed chap.457
Sep 27, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.436
substituted for a10717
Jun 19, 2012 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1349
Jun 16, 2012 referred to rules


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S7744 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add §202-b, rpld §207 sub 1 ¶a; amd §207, Part A §14, Chap 60 of 2012

S7744 - Summary

Enacts the New York state racing franchise accountability and transparency act of 2012; creates a temporary reorganization board to serve for a period of three years.

S7744 - Sponsor Memo

S7744 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 7744                                                 A. 10717

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              June 16, 2012

IN  SENATE  -- Introduced by Sens. SKELOS, BONACIC -- (at request of the
  Governor) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Rules

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of
  A. Pretlow) -- (at request of the Governor) -- read once and  referred
  to the Committee on Racing and Wagering

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to enacting the New York state racing franchise  accountabil-
  ity and transparency act of 2012; to amend part A of chapter 60 of the
  laws  of  2012  amending the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding
  law and other laws relating to supervision and regulation of the state
  gaming industry, in relation to  the  effectiveness  thereof;  and  to
  repeal  certain  provisions  of  the  racing, pari-mutuel wagering and
  breeding law relating thereto


  Section  1. Short title. Sections one through six of this act shall be
known and may be cited as the "New York state racing franchise  account-
ability and transparency act of 2012".
  S 2. Legislative findings. The legislature finds and declares a strong
horse  racing  and breeding industry to be a valuable contributor to the
New York state economy and a tourism generator for the entire state. The
legislature further finds that The New York Racing Association, Inc. was
authorized to incorporate by Chapter 18 of the Laws of 2008  to  further
the  interests  of  thoroughbred  racing,  the  public  interest and the
purposes of Article II of the Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and  Breeding
Law  and  to further the raising and breeding and improving the breed of
  The structure of gaming and racing is undergoing change in  New  York,
with  the  establishment  of racinos, the creation of the New York state
gaming commission, and first passage of a  constitutional  amendment  on
commercial  casinos. Therefore, the legislature finds in order to ensure
the viability and continuity of horse racing, the  racing  industry  and

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


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