senate Bill S7796

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to horsemen's health insurance

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Jun 10, 2014 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S7796 - Details

Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง318, RWB L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A10004

S7796 - Summary

Relates to horsemen's health insurance.

S7796 - Sponsor Memo

S7796 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7796

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 10, 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 horsemen's health insurance

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iv)  of  paragraph  b  of subdivision 1 of
section 318 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering  and  breeding  law,  as
added by chapter 281 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  (iv)  The state [racing and wagering board] GAMING COMMISSION shall as
a condition of racing require an association [authorized to  operate  in
areas  other  than Westchester or Nassau county] to withhold [one] SEVEN
percent of all [purses] PURSE FUNDS FROM ALL SOURCES and to pay such sum
to the horsemen's organization  representing  the  owners  and  trainers
utilizing  the  facilities of such association which had a contract with
the association governing the conditions of  racing  on  January  first,
nineteen hundred ninety-two, as determined by the board.
  S  2. Subparagraph (ii) of paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 318
of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  as  amended  by
chapter 281 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  (ii) except as otherwise provided in this paragraph an amount equal to
six  and  eight-tenths  per  centum  of  the  total  pool resulting from
on-track regular bets, an amount equal  to  seven  and  ninety-five  one
hundredths per centum of the total pool resulting from on-track multiple
bets,  an  amount equal to ten and one-half per centum of the total pool
resulting from on-track exotic bets, an  amount  equal  to  fifteen  and
one-half  per  centum  of  the  total daily pool resulting from on-track
super exotic bets shall be used exclusively  for  purses,  of  which  an
amount  of not less than ninety per centum shall be used exclusively for
purses for overnight races conducted by such association or corporation.
Such amounts may be reduced upon an application approved by the  [board]
COMMISSION  and  an agreement between the licensed harness racing corpo-
ration or association and the representative horsemen's organization  as

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

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