senate Bill S3417

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits individuals under the age of twenty-one from gambling

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
Feb 01, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering


S3417 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §108, RWB L; amd §1617-a, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7043, A10229

S3417 - Summary

Prohibits individuals under the age of twenty-one from gambling.

S3417 - Sponsor Memo

S3417 - 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

                            February 1, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 and
  the tax law, in relation to prohibiting individuals under the  age  of
  twenty-one from gambling


  S 1. Subdivision 2 of section 108 of the racing, pari-mutuel  wagering
and  breeding  law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 60 of the
laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  2. No corporation, association or person that holds a license,  regis-
tration, franchise, certificate or permit issued by the commission shall
permit  any  person who is actually or apparently under [eighteen] TWEN-
TY-ONE years of age to bet on gaming activity, as defined in subdivision
five of section one hundred one of this article.
  S 2.  The opening paragraph of subdivision a of section 1617-a of  the
tax  law,  as amended by section 2 of part O-1 of chapter 57 of the laws
of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  The division of the lottery is hereby authorized to license,  pursuant
to  rules  and  regulations  to  be  promulgated  by the division of the
lottery, the operation of video lottery gaming at Aqueduct,  Monticello,
Yonkers,  Finger  Lakes,  and  Vernon  Downs racetracks, or at any other
racetrack licensed pursuant to article three of the racing,  pari-mutuel
wagering  and  breeding  law that are located in a county or counties in
which video lottery gaming has been authorized pursuant  to  local  law,
excluding  the  licensed racetrack commonly referred to in article three
of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law as  the  "New  York
state  exposition"  held  in  Onondaga  county and the racetracks of the
non-profit racing association known as Belmont Park  racetrack  and  the
Saratoga  thoroughbred  racetrack.    Such  rules  and regulations shall

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


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