senate Bill S1349

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Permits state lottery winners to remain anonymous to the general public

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
Jan 09, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering


S1349 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1613, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:

S1349 - Summary

Permits state lottery winners to remain anonymous to the general public.

S1349 - Sponsor Memo

S1349 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the tax law, in relation to permitting state lottery
  winners to remain anonymous to the general public


  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 1613 of the tax law, as amended by
chapter 426 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  a.  It  shall  be  the duty of the director to require that all prizes
over five thousand dollars in any game be awarded to holders of  winning
tickets  for  that  game as provided in this section and section sixteen
hundred fourteen of this article. Within one week after any  drawing  or
selection  of  prize winning lottery tickets, the division shall deliver
to the comptroller a certified list of the tickets to which  prizes  are
awarded  and  the amount of each such prize. Upon receipt of such certi-
fied list and voucher of the division, moneys sufficient for the payment
of such prizes shall be paid to the  division  from  the  lottery  prize
account,  upon  audit  and  warrant  of  the comptroller. Moneys for the
payment of lottery prizes shall be deposited by the director as provided
in section sixteen hundred eleven of this article and the withdrawal  of
such moneys for the payment of prize winners shall be subject to a check
signed  by the director or such officers or employees of the division as
the director may designate. The division shall each  month  provide  the
comptroller  with  a  record of all such withdrawals from the director's
accounts. Payment of prizes shall be made by the division to holders  of
the  tickets  to  which  prizes  are awarded, except that payment of any
prize drawn may be paid to the estate of a deceased prize winner, may be
paid pursuant to a court order granted as a result of  a  proceeding  as
provided  in  subdivision  d of this section, and except that any person

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


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