senate Bill S3026

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes antitrust exemptions for certain horse racing agreements

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 04, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
May 29, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 28, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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

S3026
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0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2014

aye wr (2)

May 29, 2013 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S3026
10
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 29, 2013

nay (1)

S3026 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4497
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง113-a, RWB L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7140, A10310

S3026 - Summary

Provides that antitrust laws shall not apply to any joint agreement entered into, in consultation with and jointly approved by the state gaming commission and the attorney general, by or among non-profit associations, thoroughbred racing associations or corporations, harness racing associations or corporations, quarter horse racing associations or corporations and regional off-track betting corporations to coordinate the dates and times under which they will conduct programs of racing and offer pari-mutuel wagering; also provides that such laws shall not apply to agreements entered into to sell, transfer, assign or purchase the rights to broadcast, simulcast, electronically transmit or offer pari-mutuel wagering on horse races.

S3026 - Sponsor Memo

S3026 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3026

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- 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 antitrust exemptions for horse racing agreements

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

  Section  1.  The  racing,  pari-mutuel  wagering  and  breeding law is
amended by adding a new section 113-a to read as follows:
  S 113-A. ANTITRUST EXEMPTIONS. STATE AND FEDERAL ANTITRUST LAWS  SHALL
NOT  APPLY TO ANY JOINT AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO, IN CONSULTATION WITH AND
JOINTLY APPROVED BY THE STATE GAMING COMMISSION AND THE ATTORNEY  GENER-
AL,  BY  OR  AMONG  NON-PROFIT  RACING ASSOCIATIONS, THOROUGHBRED RACING
ASSOCIATIONS OR CORPORATIONS,  HARNESS  RACING  ASSOCIATIONS  OR  CORPO-
RATIONS, QUARTER HORSE RACING ASSOCIATIONS OR CORPORATIONS, AND REGIONAL
OFF-TRACK  BETTING  CORPORATIONS TO COORDINATE THE DATES AND TIMES UNDER
WHICH THEY WILL CONDUCT PROGRAMS OF RACING AND OFFER PARI-MUTUEL  WAGER-
ING.  IN  ADDITION,  SUCH ANTITRUST LAWS SHALL NOT APPLY TO JOINT AGREE-
MENTS ENTERED INTO, IN CONSULTATION WITH AND  JOINTLY  APPROVED  BY  THE
STATE GAMING COMMISSION AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, BY OR AMONG NON-PROFIT
RACING  ASSOCIATIONS,  THOROUGHBRED RACING ASSOCIATIONS OR CORPORATIONS,
HARNESS RACING ASSOCIATIONS OR CORPORATIONS, QUARTER HORSE RACING  ASSO-
CIATIONS OR CORPORATIONS, AND REGIONAL OFF-TRACK BETTING CORPORATIONS TO
SELL,  TRANSFER,  ASSIGN OR PURCHASE THE RIGHTS TO BROADCAST, SIMULCAST,
ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMIT OR OFFER PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING  ON  HORSE  RACES.
THE  STATE  GAMING  COMMISSION  AND  THE  ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL JOINTLY
CONSIDER AND APPROVE SUCH AGREEMENTS AND THE TERMS  THEREIN  TO  FURTHER
THE  STATE'S  INTEREST IN ENSURING THE VIABILITY AND CONTINUED EXISTENCE
IN THIS STATE OF THE HORSE RACING AND AGRICULTURE INDUSTRIES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07679-02-3

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