senate Bill S2713

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to bell jar manufacture, sale and conduct

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Jan 23, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S2713 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 195-n, 195-o & 195-p, Gen Muni L; amd §225.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3632
2009-2010: S7165

S2713 - Summary

Relates to bell jar manufacture, sale and conduct.

S2713 - Sponsor Memo

S2713 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2713

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- 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 and the penal law, in relation
  to bell jar manufacture, sale and conduct

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3-a of section 186  of  the  general  municipal
law,  as  amended by chapter 531 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read
as follows:
  3-a. "Bell jars" shall mean and include those games in which a partic-
ipant shall draw a card from a jar, vending machine, or  other  suitable
device  or  container which contains numbers, colors or symbols that are
covered and which, when uncovered, may reveal  that  a  prize  shall  be
awarded  on the basis of a designated winning number, color or symbol or
combination of numbers, colors or symbols. Bell jars shall also  include
seal  cards, coin boards, event games, and merchandise boards.  ALL BELL
JARS SOLD WITHIN THE STATE SHALL BE MANUFACTURED WITH  A  BOARD-APPROVED
LEGEND ON ITS FACE OR REVERSE.
  S 2. Subdivisions 1, 2 and 4 of section 195-n of the general municipal
law, subdivisions 1 and 4 as amended by chapter 637 of the laws of 1999,
and  subdivision  2  as  amended by chapter 337 of the laws of 1998, are
amended to read as follows:
  1. Distribution; manufacturers.    [For  business  conducted  in  this
state,  manufacturers  licensed  by  the  board to sell bell jar tickets
shall sell only such tickets to distributors licensed by the board.] (A)
GENERALLY.  BELL JARS MANUFACTURED WITH A BOARD-APPROVED LEGEND MAY ONLY
BE SOLD TO BOARD-LICENSED DISTRIBUTORS FOR RESALE WITHIN THE STATE.
  (B) REVIEW AND APPROVAL. Manufacturers  of  bell  [jar  tickets,  seal
cards,  merchandise  boards,  and  coin  boards  may]  JARS SHALL submit
[samples,] artists' renderings, or color photocopies  of  proposed  bell

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05580-01-3

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