assembly Bill A10249A

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "charitable gaming act of 2016"

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 28, 2016 tabled
vetoed memo.258
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1972
substituted for s7640a
Jun 16, 2016 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 15, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.414
rules report cal.414
reported
Jun 02, 2016 reported referred to rules
May 27, 2016 print number 10249a
May 27, 2016 amend and recommit to racing and wagering
May 18, 2016 referred to racing and wagering

A10249 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7640
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 189 & 195-e, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A6095, S4329

A10249 - Summary

Enacts the "charitable gaming act of 2016"; allows games known as "raffles" to accept legal tender, credit or debit card for payment; further authorizes "raffles" at the discretion of the games of chance licensee, to be purchased via the internet or mobile application with a credit or debit card upon the account holder's direct consent; makes related provisions.

A10249 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10249

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 18, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SCHIMMINGER -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Racing and Wagering

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to  enacting  the
  "charitable gaming act of 2016"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "charitable
gaming act of 2016".
  S 2. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby finds  that  games  of
chance,  specifically  games  known as "raffles", conducted by bona fide
charitable, educational, scientific,  health,  religious  and  patriotic
organizations   provide  vital  financial  support  to  many  worthwhile
programs in the communities in which they serve. Furthermore, conforming
current statutory language to address recent technological advances will
enhance the ability of the public at large to participate and thusly  is
deemed to be in the public interest.
  S  3.  Subdivision  20 of section 186 of the general municipal law, as
added by chapter 574 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  20. "Games of chance currency" shall mean legal tender or  a  form  of
scrip  or  chip  authorized  by  the  board,  EXCEPT  FOR GAMES KNOWN AS
"RAFFLES" WHEREBY PAYMENT SHALL MEAN LEGAL TENDER, CREDIT OR DEBIT  CARD
OR  PERSONAL  CHECK,  any  of which may be used at the discretion of the
games of chance licensee.
  S 4. Section 189 of the general municipal law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, GAMES KNOWN
AS "RAFFLES", AT THE DISCRETION OF THE GAMES OF CHANCE LICENSEE, MAY  BE
PURCHASED  VIA THE INTERNET OR MOBILE APPLICATION WITH A DEBIT OR CREDIT
CARD, UPON THE ACCOUNT HOLDER'S DIRECT CONSENT, PROVIDED, HOWEVER,  THAT
THE  GAMING  COMMISSION  SHALL  PROMULGATE ANY NECESSARY RULES AND REGU-
LATIONS TO ENSURE, TO A REASONABLE DEGREE OF CERTAINTY THAT:
  (A) THE PURCHASE OF THE RAFFLE TICKET IS  INITIATED  AND  RECEIVED  OR
OTHERWISE MADE EXCLUSIVELY WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK;
  (B) PURCHASERS ARE NOT LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE; AND

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

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A10249A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7640
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 189 & 195-e, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A6095, S4329

A10249A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "charitable gaming act of 2016"; allows games known as "raffles" to accept legal tender, credit or debit card for payment; further authorizes "raffles" at the discretion of the games of chance licensee, to be purchased via the internet or mobile application with a credit or debit card upon the account holder's direct consent; makes related provisions.

A10249A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                10249--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 18, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SCHIMMINGER -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on  Racing  and  Wagering  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to  enacting  the
  "charitable gaming act of 2016"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "charitable
gaming act of 2016".
  S 2. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby finds  that  games  of
chance,  specifically  games  known as "raffles", conducted by bona fide
charitable, educational, scientific,  health,  religious  and  patriotic
organizations   provide  vital  financial  support  to  many  worthwhile
programs in the communities in which they serve. Furthermore, conforming
current statutory language to address recent technological advances will
enhance the ability of the public at large to participate and thusly  is
deemed to be in the public interest.
  S  3.  Subdivision  20 of section 186 of the general municipal law, as
added by chapter 574 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  20. "Games of chance currency" shall mean legal tender or  a  form  of
scrip  or  chip  authorized  by  the  board,  EXCEPT  FOR GAMES KNOWN AS
"RAFFLES" WHEREBY PAYMENT SHALL MEAN LEGAL TENDER, OR  CREDIT  OR  DEBIT
CARD,  any of which may be used at the discretion of the games of chance
licensee.
  S 4. Section 189 of the general municipal law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, GAMES KNOWN
AS "RAFFLES", AT THE DISCRETION OF THE GAMES OF CHANCE LICENSEE, MAY  BE
PURCHASED  VIA THE INTERNET OR MOBILE APPLICATION WITH A DEBIT OR CREDIT
CARD, UPON THE ACCOUNT HOLDER'S DIRECT CONSENT, PROVIDED, HOWEVER,  THAT
THE  GAMING  COMMISSION  SHALL  PROMULGATE ANY NECESSARY RULES AND REGU-
LATIONS TO ENSURE, TO A REASONABLE DEGREE OF CERTAINTY THAT:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15143-06-6

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