senate Bill S2415

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the amount to be paid by off track betting corporations to regional harness tracks from certain simulcasting revenue

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 17, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S2415 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1017, RWB L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3614A, A3520A
2009-2010: S2360, A5772

S2415 - Summary

Provides for the amount to be paid by off track betting corporations to regional harness tracks from out-of-state and out-of-country simulcast revenue.

S2415 - Sponsor Memo

S2415 - 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 17, 2013

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

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to payments by off track  betting  corporations  to  regional
  harness tracks for out-of-state and out-of-country simulcasting reven-


  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 1017 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:
  2.  [a. Maintenance of effort. Any off-track betting corporation which
engages in accepting wagers on the simulcasts of thoroughbred races from
out-of-state or out-of-country as permitted  under  subdivision  one  of
this  section shall submit to the board, for its approval, a schedule of
payments to be made in any year or portion thereof, that such  off-track
corporation  engages in nighttime thoroughbred simulcasting. In order to
be approved by the board, the payment schedule shall be identical to the
actual payments and distributions of such payments to tracks and  purses
made by such off-track corporation pursuant to the provisions of section
one  thousand  fifteen of this article during the year two thousand two,
as derived from out-of-state harness races displayed after 6:00 P.M.  If
approved by the board, such scheduled payments shall be made from reven-
ues derived from any simulcasting conducted pursuant to this section and
section one thousand fifteen of this article.
  b.  Additional  payments]  PAYMENTS. During each calendar year, to the
extent, and at such time in the event, that aggregate statewide wagering
handle after 7Labor P.M. on out-of-state and out-of-country thoroughbred
races exceeds one hundred million dollars, each off-track betting corpo-
ration conducting such simulcasting shall pay to  its  regional  harness

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


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