Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 18, 2012
|Jul 06, 2012
delivered to governor
|Jun 12, 2012
returned to assembly
3rd reading cal.1174
substituted for s6950
|Jun 12, 2012
substituted by a9294
ordered to third reading cal.1174
reported and committed to rules
|May 22, 2012
reported and committed to finance
|Apr 16, 2012
referred to racing, gaming and wagering
Senate Bill S6950Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9294 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2011-S6950 (ACTIVE) - Details
2011-S6950 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6950 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to certain payments to the horsemen's organization PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to allow the New York State Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association to use purse funds for the support of additional medical and mental health services for backstretch employees. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would amend the opening paragraph of section 228 of the Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law to extend, for one year, the authorization for the horsemen's organization to receive an additional 1.0% of purse monies collected from race meetings at Aqueduct, Saratoga, and Belmont racetracks until August 31, 2013. EXISTING LAW: The current authorization is due to expire on August 31, 2012. JUSTIFICATION: For over half a century, the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (NYTHA) has represented the interests of horse owners and
2011-S6950 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6950 I N S E N A T E April 16, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- 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 racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to certain payments to the horsemen's organization THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 228 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as amended by chapter 175 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: The state racing and wagering board shall, as a condition of racing, require any franchised corporation and every other corporation subject to its jurisdiction to withhold one percent of all purses, except that for the franchised corporation, starting on September first, two thou- sand seven and continuing through August thirty-first, two thousand [twelve] THIRTEEN, two percent of all purses shall be withheld, and, in the case of the franchised corporation, to pay such sum to the horsemen's organization or its successor that was first entitled to receive payments pursuant to this section in accordance with rules of the board adopted effective November third, nineteen hundred eighty- three representing at least fifty-one percent of the owners and trainers utilizing the facilities of such franchised corporation, on the condi- tion that such horsemen's organization shall expend as much as is neces- sary, but not to exceed one-half of one percent of such total sum, to acquire and maintain the equipment required to establish a program at a state college within this state with an approved equine science program to test for the presence of steroids in horses, provided further that the qualified organization shall also, in an amount to be determined by its board of directors, annually include in its expenditures for benevo- lence programs, funds to support an organization providing services necessary to backstretch employees, and, in the case of every other corporation, to pay such one percent sum of purses to the horsemen's organization or its successor that was first entitled to receive payments pursuant to this section in accordance with rules of the board EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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