senate Bill S5584A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that a franchised corporation operating a simulcast theater in a region wholly contained within one county shall only be permitted to operate in the territory of such regional corporation

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 02, 2015 pocket veto - veto.588
Dec 30, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.601
substituted for a7578a
Jun 18, 2014 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1554
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 05, 2014 print number 5584a
amend and recommit to racing, gaming and wagering
Jan 08, 2014 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
May 22, 2013 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

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S5584 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7578A
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1009, RWB L

S5584 - Bill Texts

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Provides that a franchised corporation operating a simulcast theatre in a region wholly contained within one county shall only be permitted to operate a simulcast theatre in the territory of such regional corporation.

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BILL NUMBER:S5584

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering
and breeding law, in relation to simulcast theaters

PURPOSE: Provides that a franchised corporation
operating a simulcast
theater in a region wholly contained within one county shall only be
permitted to operate in the territory of such regional corporation.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends subdivision
2 of section
1009 of the racing pari-mutuel wagering, and breeding law, as amended
by chapter 18 of the laws of 2008 providing that on and after August
13, 2013, a franchised corporation operating a simulcast theater in a
region wholly contained in one county is only permitted to operate a
simulcast theater in the regional corporation's territory. All
revenues derived by such simulcast theater shall be distributed.

Section two sets an immediate effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: Nassau County Off-Track Betting, being
a county OTB
with NYRA facilities is in a unique position to be unfairly impacted
by competition at the track. This bill changes that by helping offset
the impact to Nassau County taxpayers.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately

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

                                  5584

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- 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 simulcast theaters

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2 of section 1009 of the racing, pari-mutuel
wagering and breeding law, as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2008,
is amended to read as follows:
  2. Such a simulcast theater, pursuant to a license issued  in  accord-
ance  with the provisions of this section and section one thousand three
of this article may be owned or leased, and operated, (a) by one or more
racing associations or  corporations;  (b)  by  the  regional  off-track
betting  corporation of the region where such simulcast theater facility
is to be located; (c) jointly by one  or  more  racing  associations  or
corporations  and  the  regional  off-track  betting  corporation of the
region where such simulcast theater facility is to be located; or (d) by
a franchised corporation; provided, however, that for  the  purposes  of
paragraph (a) of subdivision two-a of this section, an entity authorized
by  paragraph  (b) or (c) of this subdivision to own, lease or operate a
simulcast theater may,  pursuant  to  a  competitive  bidding  procedure
carried  out  in  accordance  with  rules  and regulations issued by the
board, select another person, firm or corporation to operate or  jointly
own  or lease such facility and enter into a written agreement with such
person, firm or corporation provided that such party shall be subject to
the licensing requirements of the board. ON AND AFTER AUGUST  THIRTIETH,
TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTEEN THE FRANCHISED CORPORATION OPERATING A SIMULCAST
THEATER IN A REGION WHOLLY CONTAINED WITHIN ONE  COUNTY  SHALL  ONLY  BE
PERMITTED  TO  OPERATE  A  SIMULCAST  THEATER IN THE TERRITORY OF SUCH A
REGIONAL CORPORATION, PURSUANT TO AN AGREEMENT WITH SUCH REGIONAL CORPO-
RATION. ALL REVENUES DERIVED BY SUCH SIMULCAST THEATER SHALL BE DISTRIB-
UTED PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF SUCH AGREEMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11241-01-3

S5584A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7578A
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1009, RWB L

S5584A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Provides that a franchised corporation operating a simulcast theatre in a region wholly contained within one county shall only be permitted to operate a simulcast theatre in the territory of such regional corporation.

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BILL NUMBER:S5584A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and
breeding law, in relation to simulcast theaters

PURPOSE: Provides that a franchised corporation operating a simulcast
theater in a region wholly contained within one county shall only be
permitted to operate in the territory of such regional corporation.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends subdivision 2 of section
1009 of the racing pari-mutuel wagering, and breeding law, as amended
by chapter 18 of the laws of 2008 providing that on and after August
13, 2014, a franchised corporation operating a simulcast theater in a
region wholly contained in one county is only permitted to operate a
simulcast theater in the regional corporation's territory. All
revenues derived by such simulcast theater shall be distributed.

Section two sets an immediate effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: Nassau County Off-Track Betting, being a county OTB
with NYRA facilities is in a unique position to be unfairly impacted
by competition at the track. This bill changes that by helping offset
the impact to Nassau County taxpayers.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately

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

                                 5584--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and  Wager-
  ing  -- recommitted to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  in
  relation to simulcast theaters

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 1009 of  the  racing,  pari-mutuel
wagering and breeding law, as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2008,
is amended to read as follows:
  2.  Such  a simulcast theater, pursuant to a license issued in accord-
ance with the provisions of this section and section one thousand  three
of this article may be owned or leased, and operated, (a) by one or more
racing  associations  or  corporations;  (b)  by  the regional off-track
betting corporation of the region where such simulcast theater  facility
is  to  be  located;  (c)  jointly by one or more racing associations or
corporations and the  regional  off-track  betting  corporation  of  the
region where such simulcast theater facility is to be located; or (d) by
a  franchised  corporation;  provided, however, that for the purposes of
paragraph (a) of subdivision two-a of this section, an entity authorized
by paragraph (b) or (c) of this subdivision to own, lease or  operate  a
simulcast  theater  may,  pursuant  to  a  competitive bidding procedure
carried out in accordance with  rules  and  regulations  issued  by  the
[board] GAMING COMMISSION, select another person, firm or corporation to
operate  or  jointly own or lease such facility and enter into a written
agreement with such person, firm or corporation provided that such party
shall be subject to the licensing requirements  of  the  [board]  GAMING
COMMISSION.    ON  AND AFTER AUGUST THIRTIETH, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11241-02-4

S. 5584--A                          2

FRANCHISED CORPORATION OPERATING A SIMULCAST THEATER IN A REGION  WHOLLY
CONTAINED  WITHIN ONE COUNTY SHALL ONLY BE PERMITTED TO OPERATE A SIMUL-
CAST THEATER IN THE TERRITORY OF SUCH A REGIONAL  CORPORATION,  PURSUANT
TO  AN AGREEMENT WITH SUCH REGIONAL CORPORATION. ALL REVENUES DERIVED BY
SUCH SIMULCAST THEATER SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED PURSUANT  TO  THE  TERMS  OF
SUCH AGREEMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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