senate Bill S3575

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the operation of certain bingo games

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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
Feb 06, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S3575 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5063
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง495-a, Gen Muni L

S3575 - Summary

Limits the operation of certain bingo games run by retirement communities and social or charitable organizations to no more than 2 days per week.

S3575 - Sponsor Memo

S3575 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3575

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 general municipal law, in relation to the operation
  of certain bingo games

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

  Section 1. Clauses (B) and (C) of subparagraph (i) of paragraph (b) of
subdivision  2 of section 495-a of the general municipal law, as amended
by chapter 441 of the laws of 2007, are amended to read as follows:
  (B) within any apartment, condominium or cooperative complex,  retire-
ment community, or other group residential complex or facility where (I)
sponsored  by the operator of or an association related to such complex,
community or facility, (II) such games  are  conducted  solely  for  the
purpose of amusement and recreation of its residents, (III) no player or
other  person furnishes anything of value for the opportunity to partic-
ipate, (IV) the value of the prizes shall not exceed ten dollars for any
one game or a total of one hundred fifty dollars in  any  calendar  day,
(V)  such  games are not conducted on more than [fifteen days during any
calendar year] TWO DAYS PER WEEK, and  (VI)  no  person  other  than  an
employee or volunteer of such complex, community or facility conducts or
assists in conducting the game or games.
  (C) on behalf of any bona fide social, charitable, educational, recre-
ational, fraternal, RELIGIOUS, NOT-FOR-PROFIT or age group organization,
club  or  association solely for the purpose of amusement and recreation
of its members or beneficiaries where (I)  no  player  or  other  person
furnishes anything of value for the opportunity to participate, (II) the
value  of  the prizes shall not exceed ten dollars for any one game or a
total of one hundred fifty dollars in any calendar day, (III) such games
are not conducted on more than [fifteen days during any  calendar  year]
TWO  DAYS  PER WEEK, (IV) no person other than a bona fide active member

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06121-02-3

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