Senate Bill S5326

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the conducting of event games by organizations authorized to conduct games of chance

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7851 - 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

Do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.
Actions
Votes

2011-S5326 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7851
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §186, Gen Muni L

2011-S5326 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the conducting of event games by organizations authorized to conduct games of chance.

2011-S5326 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S5326 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5326

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and  Wager-
  ing

AN  ACT  to  amend the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing
  the conducting of event games by organizations authorized  to  conduct
  games of chance

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions  3, 3-a, 3-d, 9 and 14 of section 186  of  the
general  municipal  law, subdivision 3 as amended by section 5 of part B
of chapter 383 of the laws of 2001, subdivisions 3-a and  9  as  amended
and  subdivision  3-d  as  added by chapter 337 of the laws of 1998, and
subdivision 14 as amended by chapter  637  of  the  laws  of  1999,  are
amended and a new subdivision 3-e is added to read as follows:
  3.  "Games  of  chance" shall mean and include only the games known as
"merchandise wheels", "coin boards", "merchandise boards", "seal cards",
"EVENT GAMES", "raffles", and "bell jars" and such other specific  games
as  may  be  authorized by the board, in which prizes are awarded on the
basis of a designated winning number or numbers, color or colors, symbol
or symbols determined by chance, but not including games commonly  known
as  "bingo  or  lotto"  which are controlled under article fourteen-H of
this chapter and also not including  "bookmaking",  "policy  or  numbers
games"  and  "lottery" as defined in section 225.00 of the penal law. No
game of chance shall involve wagering of money  by  one  player  against
another player.
  3-a. "Bell jars" shall mean and include those games in which a partic-
ipant  shall  draw a card from a jar, vending machine, or other suitable
device or container which contains numbers, colors or symbols  that  are
covered  and  which,  when  uncovered,  may reveal that a prize shall be
awarded on the basis of a designated winning number, color or symbol  or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11246-01-1

              

Comments

Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.

Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.

Create an account. An account allows you to sign petitions with a single click, officially support or oppose key legislation, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.