senate Bill S2723

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Abolishes the New York city and Nassau county regional off-track betting corporations and establishes a reconstituted Metropolitan OTB

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Jan 23, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S2723 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง502, RWB L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3683
2009-2010: S6313

S2723 - Summary

Replaces the New York city and Nassau county regional off track betting corporations with the establishment of a reconstituted Metropolitan OTB.

S2723 - Sponsor Memo

S2723 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2723

                       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 racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to abolishing the New York city and  Nassau  county  regional
  off-track betting corporations and establishing a reconstituted Metro-
  politan OTB

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 3 of section 502 of the racing, pari-mu-
tuel wagering and breeding law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter  710
of the laws of 1990, are amended to read as follows:
  1.  A regional off-track betting corporation is hereby established for
each region, except the New York city [region] AND NASSAU COUNTY REGIONS
for which [the New York city] A RECONSTITUTED NEW YORK CITY-NASSAU COUN-
TY off-track betting corporation (HEREINAFTER, THE METROPOLITAN OTB), IS
HEREBY established pursuant to and subject to article six of this  chap-
ter  AND  shall constitute the regional corporation and such article six
shall govern such [New York city]  RECONSTITUTED  NEW  YORK  CITY-NASSAU
COUNTY off-track betting corporation. Each regional corporation shall be
a  body corporate and politic constituting a public benefit corporation.
Each corporation shall be administered by a board of directors  consist-
ing  of  two members from each participating county containing a city of
over one hundred fifty thousand in population,  according  to  the  last
federal  census,  and  one  member from each other participating county.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the  members
shall  be  appointed  by  the  county  governing  body,  and may, at the
discretion of such governing body of counties which have a population of
less than two hundred thousand, include sitting members of such  govern-
ing body. A member of a governing body who is appointed a director after
July  first,  nineteen  hundred  ninety  shall not be compensated by the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05589-01-3

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