senate Bill S2440

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 26, 2014 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 11, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2014 1st report cal.90
Jan 08, 2014 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 21, 2013 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2013 1st report cal.570
Jan 17, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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Feb 4, 2014 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S2440
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2014

nay (1)

May 7, 2013 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S2440
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1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: May 7, 2013

nay (1)

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S2440 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4150
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Gen Muni L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7104, A10309

S2440 - Summary

Eases certain restrictions on the conducting of games of chance for charitable purposes; authorizes auxiliary members of authorized organizations to operate games of chance; authorizes conducting of games of chance on Sundays; expands advertising of games of chance (view more) eases certain restrictions on the conducting of bingo games for charitable purposes; expands the frequency upon which bingo games may be held; authorizes auxiliary members of authorized organizations to conduct bingo games; authorizes the conducting of bingo games on Sundays; expands advertising of bingo games.

S2440 - Sponsor Memo

S2440 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2440

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN, 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 and 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 4 and 14 of section 186 of the general munici-
pal law, subdivision 4 as amended by chapter 574 of the laws of 1978 and
subdivision 14 as amended by chapter  531  of  the  laws  of  2011,  are
amended and a new subdivision 4-a is 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-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00917-01-3

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