|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
|Feb 01, 2013||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
senate Bill S3417
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S3417 - Details
S3417 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3417 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To prohibit individuals under the age of 21 from gambling. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends section 108 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, is amended to include individuals between 18 and 21 years of age from engaging in gambling. EXISTING LAW: Existing law stipulates that certain individuals, i.e. Certain racing and wagering officials, employees and minors under the age of 18 are currently prohibited from placing wagers. JUSTIFICATION: According to the NYS Council on Problem Gambling, 10A of adolescents in NYS (approximately 140,000) have experienced problems due to their gambling, and 28% of these adolescents who experienced problem gambling in the past may also be in need of treatment for chemical dependency. The organization Youth Gambling International found that young adults from 18 to 21 are three times more likely to have problems associated with gambling. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2012: S. 7043 - Referred to Racing, Gaming and Wagering.
S3417 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3417 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- ing 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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. LBD00031-02-3
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