|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
senate Bill S1962
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1962 - Details
S1962 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1962 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to employees of authorized organizations operating games of chance PURPOSE: To allow employees of authorized organizations such as the American Legion to participate in the management of games of chance. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Currently only members of the American Legion or members of the Auxiliary or Sons of American Legion if they have their ID numbers, can sell tickets for games of chance. This legislation would allow employees of the licensed authorized organization, its auxiliary or affiliated organization to participate in the operation of such game. No person other than an employee would receive any remuneration for participating in the management or operation of any such game. The head or heads of the authorized organization shall upon request certify, under oath, that the persons operating any game of chance are bona fide members or employees of such authorized organization, auxiliary or affiliated organization. JUSTIFICATION: The age of the average member of organizations such as the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars has increased dramat- ically in recent years. This has necessitated the hiring of employees who are not members to assist in the daily running of these organiza- tions to perform jobs such as bartending. Tickets for games of chance are regularly sold at such organizations as a means of fundraising and
S1962 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1962 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- 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 employees of authorized organizations operating games of chance THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 10 and 11 of section 189 of the general munic- ipal law, as amended by chapter 574 of the laws of 1978, are amended to read as follows: 10. No person except a bona fide member OR EMPLOYEE of the licensed authorized organization shall participate in the management of such games; no person except a bona fide member OR EMPLOYEE of the licensed authorized organization, its auxiliary or affiliated organization, shall participate in the operation of such game, as set forth in section one hundred ninety-five-c of this article. 11. No person OTHER THAN AN EMPLOYEE shall receive any remuneration for participating in the management or operation of any such game. S 2. Section 195-c of the general municipal law, as amended by chapter 252 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows: S 195-c. [1.] Persons operating games; equipment; expenses; compen- sation. 1. No person shall operate any game of chance under any license issued under this article except a bona fide member OR EMPLOYEE of the authorized organization to which the license is issued, or a bona fide member OR EMPLOYEE of an organization or association which is an auxil- iary to the licensee or a bona fide member OR EMPLOYEE of an organiza- tion or association of which such licensee is an auxiliary or a bona fide member OR EMPLOYEE of an organization or association which is affiliated with the licensee by being, with it, auxiliary to another organization or association. Nothing herein shall be construed to limit EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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