senate Bill S1279

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for payments to licensed harness tracks by regional off-track betting corporations

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 09, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S1279 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3333
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1016 & 1017, RWB L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3564A, A3647A
2009-2010: S2595, A6916

S1279 - Summary

Provides for payments to licensed harness tracks by regional off-track betting corporations.

S1279 - Sponsor Memo

S1279 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1279

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- 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 payments by off-track  betting  corporations  to  regional
  licensed harness tracks

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

  Section 1. Clause (E) of subparagraph 5 of paragraph b of  subdivision
1  of section 1016 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law,
as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2008,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (E) [On] DURING THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED TWENTY days IN ANY CALENDAR YEAR
when a franchised corporation is not conducting a race meeting [and when
a  licensed harness track is neither accepting wagers nor displaying the
signal from an in-state thoroughbred corporation or  association  or  an
out-of-state thoroughbred track]:
  (i)  [Such] A licensed regional harness track shall receive in lieu of
any other payments on wagers  placed  at  off-track  betting  facilities
outside  the  special betting district on races conducted by an in-state
thoroughbred racing corporation, two and eight-tenths percent on regular
and multiple bets during a regional  meeting  and  one  and  nine-tenths
percent of such bets if there is no regional meeting and four and eight-
tenths percent on exotic bets on days on which there is a regional meet-
ing  and  three  and  four-tenths  percent  of  such bets if there is no
regional meeting.
  (ii) [Such] A licensed regional harness track shall receive  [one  and
one-half]  THREE-QUARTERS  OF ONE per centum on total regional handle on
races conducted at out-of-state or out-of-country thoroughbred tracks.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04536-01-3

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