senate Bill S2714

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the entering of horses in harness horse racing meetings by corporate officers, directors and executives, and their spouses

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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Jan 23, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S2714 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง304, RWB L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3697
2009-2010: S2719

S2714 - Summary

Permits the entering of horses in harness horse racing meetings by corporate officers, directors and executives, and their spouses unless otherwise prohibited by the racing and wagering board.

S2714 - Sponsor Memo

S2714 - 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 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-

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to the entering of horses in harness horse racing meetings by
  corporate officers, directors and executives


  Section  1. Section 304 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breed-
ing law is amended to read as follows:
  S 304. Right to hold harness race meetings and races.  Any corporation
formed under the provisions of sections two hundred  twenty-two  through
seven  hundred  five of this chapter, and any corporation or association
which shall have conducted harness horse race meetings during two  years
prior  to  March  thirty-first,  nineteen hundred forty, and any town or
county fair association or other fair association shall have  the  power
and  the  right  to hold one or more harness horse race meetings in each
year and to hold, maintain and conduct harness races at  such  meetings.
At  such  harness  race  meetings the corporation or association, or the
owners of horses engaged in such races, or others who  are  not  partic-
ipants in the race, may contribute purses, prizes, premiums or stakes to
be  contested  for,  but  no  person  or persons other than the owner or
owners of a horse or horses contesting in a race shall have any  pecuni-
ary  interest  in a purse, prize, premium or stake contested for in such
race, or be entitled to or receive any portion thereof after  such  race
is  finished, and the whole of such purse, prize, premium or stake shall
be allotted in accordance with the terms and conditions  of  such  race.
Such  meeting  shall not be held except during the period extending from
the first day of January to the thirty-first day of  December  inclusive
in each year. In counties having a population of two hundred fifty thou-
sand  or  less, the state racing and wagering board may, however, permit

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


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