senate Bill S383

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits use of lottery funds for any purpose other than education and prohibits co-mingling with funds for other purposes

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1369
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1476
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2013 referred to finance

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Jun 16, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S383
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 20, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S383
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S383 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8868
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง92-c, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S285A, A9359
2009-2010: S3148

S383 - Bill Texts

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Prohibits use of lottery funds for any purpose other than education and prohibits co-mingling with funds for other purposes.

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BILL NUMBER:S383

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the state finance law, in relation to
prohibiting the use of lottery funds for any purpose other than
education

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
Prohibits use of lottery funds for any purpose other than education
and prohibits co-mingling with funds for other purposes.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1: Amends section 92-c (3) of the State Finance Law. Requires
that the moneys in the state lottery fund shall be appropriated or
transferred only for providing aid to elementary and secondary
education and for providing aid to pupils with special education
needs and to pupils with handicapping conditions, and for the purpose
of providing aid to all school children.
Provides that such funds shall not be co-mingled with funds designated
for any other purpose except under certain conditions.

Section 2: Effective Date

EXISTING LAW:
None.

JUSTIFICATION:
This legislation would require that lottery money is used for
education, as it was meant to be.
The public wants the assurance that lottery money that is designated
for education is not going to be siphoned off for other things.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2012: S.285-A - Passed Senate/A.9359 - Referred to Ways and Means
2011: S.285A - Passed Senate
2009-10: S.3148 - Referred to Racing, Gaming and Wagering/A.4705 -
Held for consideration in Ways and Means

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have
become a law and shall apply to revenues collected as a result of the
New York State lottery for education occurring on or after such date.

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

                                   383

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation  to  prohibiting  the
  use of lottery funds for any purpose other than education

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 3 of section 92-c of the state finance law, as
amended by chapter 913 of the laws  of  1977,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  The  moneys in such fund shall be appropriated or transferred only
FOR PROVIDING AID TO ELEMENTARY AND  SECONDARY  EDUCATION  AND  FOR  THE
PURPOSE  OF  PROVIDING  AID  TO PUPILS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AS
DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH E OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION THIRTY-SIX  HUNDRED
TWO  OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW,  AND  PUPILS  WITH HANDICAPPING CONDITIONS
RECEIVING STATE FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR PROGRAMS DELINEATED IN PARAGRAPH F
OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  SECTION  THIRTY-SIX   HUNDRED   TWO,   ARTICLE
EIGHTY-THREE,  ARTICLE EIGHTY-FIVE, ARTICLE EIGHTY-SEVEN, ARTICLE EIGHT-
Y-EIGHT, ARTICLE EIGHTY-NINE, AND ARTICLE FORTY OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW,
AND  THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING AID TO ALL SCHOOL CHILDREN PURSUANT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION; AND SHALL NOT BE CO-MIN-
GLED WITH FUNDS DESIGNATED FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE, EXCEPT (i) for  repay-
ment  of  first  instance  expenditures incurred in the operation of the
state lottery, AND (ii) [for the  state  fiscal  year  commencing  April
first,  nineteen  hundred  seventy-six only for the purpose of providing
aid to pupils with special educational needs as defined in  paragraph  e
of  subdivision  one  of section thirty-six hundred two of the education
law, and pupils with handicapping conditions receiving  state  financial
support  for  programs  delineated  in paragraph f of subdivision one of
section thirty-six hundred two, article  eighty-three,  article  eighty-
five,  article  eighty-seven, article eighty-eight, article eighty-nine,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00625-01-3

S. 383                              2

article forty and subdivision seventeen of  section  thirty-six  hundred
two of the education law, and for any state fiscal year commencing after
such nineteen hundred seventy-six fiscal year for the purpose of provid-
ing aid to all school children pursuant to the provisions of subdivision
four  of  this  section,  (iii)  for elementary and secondary education,
(iv)] for expenditures for machines or other capital equipment which the
division of the lottery is authorized to purchase for the  operation  of
the  lottery[  and  (v) for payment in the state fiscal years commencing
April first, nineteen hundred seventy-seven, nineteen  hundred  seventy-
eight and nineteen hundred seventy-nine into the winter sports education
trust  fund, as created in section four hundred ninety-five-a of article
ten-C of the education law, for the purposes of such fund in  accordance
with  the  provisions of subdivision five of this section. Payments into
such trust fund shall discontinue at such time as the sum of one hundred
million dollars, in the aggregate, has been paid into such fund or  upon
March  thirty-first,  nineteen  hundred  eighty,  whichever event occurs
first]. Nothing herein shall prohibit the purchase of machines or  other
capital  equipment  from funds appropriated for expenditures under para-
graph (i) [hereof] OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a law and shall apply to revenues collected as a result of
the New York state lottery for education  occurring  on  or  after  such
date.

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