senate Bill S2428

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Eases certain restrictions on the conducting of games of chance 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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S2428 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4153
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Gen Muni L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6595, A9851

S2428 - Summary

Eases certain restrictions on the conducting of games of chance for charitable purposes; authorizes the payment, out of the net proceeds of games of chance, of reimbursement for reasonable expenses of volunteers working at the games; expands the frequency upon which games of chance may be held; authorizes auxiliary members of authorized organizations to operate games of chance (view more) authorizes persons convicted of crimes to operate games of chance when participating in a rehabilitation program; authorizes conducting of games of chance on Sundays; expands advertising of games of chance.

S2428 - Sponsor Memo

S2428 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2428

                       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 games of chance by certain organizations

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 4 and 6 of section 186 of the general  munici-
pal  law, as amended by chapter 574 of the laws of 1978, are amended and
two new subdivisions 4-a and 22 are added to read as follows:
  4. "Authorized organization" shall mean  and  include  any  bona  fide
religious or charitable organization or bona fide educational, fraternal
or  service  organization  or  bona  fide organization of veterans [or],
volunteer [firemen] FIREFIGHTERS OR VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE  WORKERS,  which
by  its  charter,  certificate of incorporation, constitution, or act of
the legislature, shall have among its dominant purposes one or  more  of
the lawful purposes as defined in this article, provided that each shall
operate  without  profit  to  its  members,  and provided that each such
organization has engaged in serving one or more of the  lawful  purposes
as  defined  in  this  article for a period of three years [immediatley]
IMMEDIATELY prior to applying for a license under this article.
  No organization shall be deemed an authorized  organization  which  is
formed primarily for the purpose of conducting games of chance and which
does not devote at least seventy-five percent of its activities to other
than  conducting  games of chance. No political party shall be deemed an
authorized organization.
  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-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00919-01-3

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