|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 22, 2014||signed chap.105|
|Jul 11, 2014||delivered to governor|
|May 28, 2014||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.730
substituted for s6527
|May 28, 2014||substituted by a8698|
|May 19, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|May 14, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 13, 2014||1st report cal.730|
|Feb 27, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Feb 03, 2014||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
senate Bill S6527Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8698 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S6527 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §228, RWB L
S6527 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6527 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to certain payments to the horsemen's organization PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to extend the authority of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association to receive an additional 1.0% of purse funds for the support of additional medical and mental health services for backstretch employees. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the opening paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 228 of the Racing Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law to extend, for one year, the authorization for the horsemen's organization to receive an additional 1.0% of purse monies collected from race meetings at Aqueduct, Saratoga, and Belmont racetracks until August 31, 2015. Section 2. Effective date. EXISTING LAW: The current authorization is due to expire on August 31, 2014.
S6527 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6527 I N S E N A T E February 3, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- 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 certain payments to the horsemen's organization THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 228 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as amended by chapter 43 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: The New York state gaming commission shall, as a condition of racing, require any franchised corporation and every other corporation subject to its jurisdiction to withhold one percent of all purses, except that for the franchised corporation, starting on September first, two thou- sand seven and continuing through August thirty-first, two thousand [fourteen] FIFTEEN, two percent of all purses shall be withheld, and, in the case of the franchised corporation, to pay such sum to the horsemen's organization or its successor that was first entitled to receive payments pursuant to this section in accordance with rules of the commission adopted effective November third, nineteen hundred eight- y-three representing at least fifty-one percent of the owners and train- ers utilizing the facilities of such franchised corporation, on the condition that such horsemen's organization shall expend as much as is necessary, but not to exceed one-half of one percent of such total sum, to acquire and maintain the equipment required to establish a program at a state college within this state with an approved equine science program to test for the presence of steroids in horses, provided further that the qualified organization shall also, in an amount to be deter- mined by its board of directors, annually include in its expenditures for benevolence programs, funds to support an organization providing services necessary to backstretch employees, and, in the case of every other corporation, to pay such one percent sum of purses to the horsemen's organization or its successor that was first entitled to receive payments pursuant to this section in accordance with rules of EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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