Senate Bill S3828

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the issuance of free and reduced fee passes, cards and badges for horse racetracks, as deemed appropriate by the operator

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6255 - Signed by Governor


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

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2011-S3828 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6255
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§243, 324 & 422, RWB L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S644, A932

2011-S3828 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the issuance of free passes, cards, or badges for horse racetracks to certain persons, as deemed appropriate by the operator of the racetrack; authorizes the issuance of free and reduced fee passes, cards or badges to the general public or to a segment of the general public as part of a promotion or marketing program to increase attendance at live race meets.

2011-S3828 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S3828 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3828

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Racing,  Gaming
  and Wagering

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to free and reduced fee passes, cards and badges

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

  Section  1. Section 243 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breed-
ing law, as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of  2008,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  S  243.  Free  OR  REDUCED  FEE passes, cards or badges. A corporation
licensed or franchised to conduct pari-mutuel betting on  races  run  on
its  racetrack[,  shall  not]  MAY  issue  free  passes, cards or badges
[except]  to  [persons  hereafter  described:  officers]  ANY  QUALIFIED
PERSON.  A  QUALIFIED  PERSON SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NEED NOT BE LIMITED TO,
OFFICERS and employees of the corporation conducting the  race  meeting,
members,  officers and employees of the state racing and wagering board,
members and employees of the jockey club, members and employees  of  the
national  steeplechase  and  hunt association, members of turf organiza-
tions of other states and foreign countries, public officers engaged  in
the  performance  of their duties, persons actually employed and accred-
ited by the press to attend  such  meetings,  owners,  stable  managers,
trainers,  jockeys,  jockey  managers, grooms, concessionaires, spouses,
domestic partners and children of owners, trainers  and  jockeys,  [and]
other  persons  whose actual duties require their presence at such race-
track, AND ANY OTHER PERSON OR GUEST DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY  SUCH  CORPO-
RATION.  IN ADDITION, FREE OR REDUCED FEE PASSES, CARDS OR BADGES MAY BE
ISSUED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC  OR  SEGMENTS  OF  THE  GENERAL  PUBLIC  IN
CONNECTION  WITH ANY PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN OR MARKETING PROGRAM SPONSORED
BY SUCH CORPORATION TO INCREASE ATTENDANCE AT  LIVE  RACE  MEETS.    The
issuance  of  free  passes, cards or badges shall be under the rules and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09633-01-1
              

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