Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 23, 2014||
referred to racing, gaming and wagering
Senate Bill S6433
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-S6433 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S6433 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6433 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law and the tax law, in relation to the casino siting home rule PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation amends several statutes within Article 13 of the state racing, pari-mutuel wagering, and breeding law pertaining to the casino siting process. Specifically, this bill would require that local support for the siting of a casino in a specific municipality be demonstrated through the passage of local laws or resolutions in support by said municipality. In addition, the bill amends Article 13 to make explicit that construction of any casino or destination resort affiliated with a casino comply with the state environmental quality review act. The bill would also prohibit the transfer of land to the state, any municipal corporation, or any agency or authority thereof for the construction of a casino as a means of avoiding compliance with local zoning regulations and requirements as established by host municipalities. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
2013-S6433 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6433 I N S E N A T E January 23, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, TKACZYK -- 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 and the tax law, in relation to the casino siting home rule THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 1314 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as added by chapter 174 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: 2. As a condition of filing, each potential license applicant [must] SHALL demonstrate to the [board's satisfaction] BOARD that local support has been demonstrated THROUGH THE ENACTMENT OF LOCAL LAWS OR RESOLUTIONS IN SUPPORT BY THE HOST MUNICIPALITY AND COUNTY. S 2. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 of section 1320 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as added by chapter 174 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: (b) gaining public support in the host and nearby municipalities which [may] SHALL be demonstrated through the [passage] ENACTMENT of local laws [or public comment received by the board or gaming applicant]; S 3. Section 1366 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as added by chapter 174 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: S 1366. Zoning. 1. THE STATE, ANY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OR ANY AGENCY OR AUTHORITY THEREOF SHALL BE PROHIBITED FROM ACQUIRING LAND NECESSARY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OR DEVELOPMENT OF A CLASS THREE GAMING FACILITY PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE. 2. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, gaming author- ized at a location pursuant to this article shall be deemed an approved activity for such location under the relevant city, county, town, or village land use or zoning ordinances, rules, or regulations. 3. THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH HEREIN SHALL BE IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PROVISIONS OF THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REVIEW ACT UNDER ARTICLE EIGHT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW AND ITS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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