senate Bill S2427

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Eases certain restrictions on the conducting of bingo games for charitable purposes

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
Jan 17, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

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S2427 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Gen Muni L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6594

S2427 - Summary

Eases certain restrictions on the conducting of bingo games for charitable purposes; authorizes the payment, out of the net proceeds of bingo games, of reimbursement for reasonable expenses of volunteers working at the games; expands the frequency upon which bingo games may be held; increases the maximum amount of a bingo prize from $1,000 to $1,500 and the aggregate prizes from $3,000 to $4,000  (view more) authorizes auxiliary members of authorized organizations to conduct bingo games; authorizes persons convicted of crimes to conduct bingo games when participating in a rehabilitation program; authorizes the conducting of bingo games on Sundays; expands advertising of bingo games.

S2427 - Sponsor Memo

S2427 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2427

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Racing,
  Gaming and Wagering

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the conducting
  of bingo by certain organizations

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 7, 9, 10 and 11-a of section 476 of the gener-
al municipal law, subdivision 7 as amended by chapter 438 of the laws of
1962, subdivision 9 as amended by chapter 1057  of  the  laws  of  1965,
paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 9 as amended by section 16 of part LL of
chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, subdivision 10 as amended by chapter 364
of the laws of 1968 and subdivision 11-a as added by chapter 160 of  the
laws  of 1994, are amended and two new subdivisions 4-a and 13 are added
to read as follows:
  4-A.  "AUXILIARY MEMBER" SHALL MEAN A BONA FIDE MEMBER OF AN ORGANIZA-
TION OR ASSOCIATION WHICH IS AUXILIARY  TO  AN  AUTHORIZED  ORGANIZATION
LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE; OR A BONA FIDE MEMBER OF AN ORGANIZA-
TION  OR ASSOCIATION OF WHICH AN AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION LICENSED PURSU-
ANT TO THIS ARTICLE IS AN AUXILIARY; OR A BONA FIDE MEMBER OF AN  ORGAN-
IZATION   OR   ASSOCIATION   WHICH  IS  AFFILIATED  WITH  AN  AUTHORIZED
ORGANIZATION LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE BY BEING, WITH IT, AUXIL-
IARY TO ANOTHER ORGANIZATION OR ASSOCIATION.
  7. "Net proceeds" shall mean (a) in relation  to  the  gross  receipts
from  one or more occasions of bingo, the amount that shall remain after
deducting the reasonable sums  necessarily  and  actually  expended  for
CONDUCTING BINGO GAMES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, bingo supplies and
equipment,  prizes,  stated  rental  if  any,  bookkeeping or accounting
services according to a  schedule  of  compensation  prescribed  by  the
commission,  janitorial  services  and  utility supplies if any, license
fees, and [the cost of bus transportation] REIMBURSEMENT  OF  REASONABLE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06758-01-3

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