|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2014||committed to rules|
|May 12, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|May 07, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 06, 2014||1st report cal.527|
|Jan 23, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
|Apr 23, 2013||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
senate Bill S1889
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1889 - Details
S1889 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1889 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to electronic bell jar games PURPOSE: To authorize the use of electronic bell jar devices by chari- table organizations. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 186 of the General Municipal Law by adding two new subdivisions 22 and 23 which define the terms "electronic bell jar device" and "swipe card." Section 2: Amends section 195-n of the General Municipal Law by adding a new subdivision 1-a which requires that all manufacturers of electronic bell jar devices who wish to distribute the devices in New York State receive a license from the New York State Gaming Commission and that the Commission approve an identical version of the device before the manufacturer can distribute it. Section 3: Renumbers subdivision 2 of section 195-q of the General Municipal Law as subdivision 3 and adds a new subdivision 2 which imposes restrictions, reporting requirements and fees upon manufacturers and authorized organizations that use electronic bell jar devices.
S1889 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1889 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ 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 general municipal law, in relation to electronic bell jar games THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 186 of the general municipal law is amended by adding two new subdivisions 22 and 23 to read as follows: 22. "ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICE" SHALL MEAN A DEVICE OR SYSTEM THAT MAY BE ACTIVATED BY THE INSERTION OF CASH OR A SWIPE CARD THAT PERMITS SUCCESSIVE BELL JAR GAMES TO BE DISPLAYED ON AN ELECTRONIC SCREEN AND PRESERVE SUCH DATA THAT ENABLES THE BOARD TO DETERMINE THAT REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE GAMES ARE PROPERLY ACCOUNTED FOR AND THAT THE INTEGRITY OF THE GAMES IS MAINTAINED. PRIZES MAY BE AWARDED THROUGH A VOUCHER THAT MAY BE ISSUED BY AN ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICE OR THROUGH CREDITS THAT MAY BE RECORDED ON A SWIPE CARD, BOTH OF WHICH MAY BE REDEEMED FOR CASH THROUGH A CASHIER OR OTHER REDEMPTION SYSTEM AUTHORIZED BY THE BOARD. 23. "SWIPE CARD" MEANS A CARD THAT MAY BE PURCHASED FROM AN AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION AND INSERTED IN AN ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICE, WHICH WILL THEN RECORD WINS AND LOSSES DURING THE COURSE OF PLAYING SUCH ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICE. S 2. Section 195-n of the general municipal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows: 1-A. NO MANUFACTURER OF ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICES SHALL SELL, LEASE OR OTHERWISE DISTRIBUTE SUCH DEVICES TO AN AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION OR PERMIT ITS ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICES TO BE SOLD, LEASED OR OTHERWISE DISTRIBUTED TO AN AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION UNTIL SUCH MANUFACTURER HAS BEEN ISSUED A LICENSE BY THE BOARD AND UNTIL AN IDENTICAL DEVICE CONTAINING IDENTICAL PROPRIETARY SOFTWARE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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