assembly Bill A7055

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the office of alcoholism and substance abuse to commission a statewide evaluation regarding the extent of gambling by New York state residents

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 05, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.543
May 04, 2016 reported
Feb 08, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 20, 2016 committed to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.267
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 28, 2015 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 21, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.441
May 19, 2015 reported
Apr 29, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 22, 2015 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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A7055 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5083
2019-2020: A591

A7055 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to commission a statewide evaluation regarding the extent of gambling by New York state residents.

A7055 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7055

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to  commissioning  a
  statewide  evaluation  regarding  the  extent  of gambling by New York
  state residents

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

  Section  1.  Section  19.09  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (j) to read as follows:
  (J) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK  STATE  GAMING
COMMISSION,  IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO COMMISSION A STATEWIDE EVALU-
ATION REGARDING THE EXTENT OF GAMBLING  BY  NEW  YORK  STATE  RESIDENTS,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE LOTTERY, HORSE RACING, NATIVE AMERICAN
CASINOS,  INTERNET  GAMBLING, SPORTS BETTING, AND POKER. SUCH EVALUATION
SHALL BE DELIVERED TO THE GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE NO LATER THAN  DECEM-
BER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN. THE EVALUATION SHALL BE PREPARED BY AN
INDEPENDENT  ENTITY AND SELECTED THROUGH A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL PROCESS.
SUCH EVALUATION SHALL INCLUDE:
  (1) THE PERCENTAGE OF NEW YORK RESIDENTS PARTICIPATING IN EACH  GAMBL-
ING ACTIVITY BY:
  (A) AGE;
  (B) RACE;
  (C) INCOME;
  (D) EDUCATION;
  (E) SEX; AND
  (F)  ANY  OTHER  DEMOGRAPHIC THAT WOULD BE RELEVANT TO THE EVALUATION;
AND
  (2) AN ESTIMATE OF THE AMOUNT OF MONEY BEING WAGERED AND LOST  BY  NEW
YORK RESIDENTS IN EACH GAMBLING ACTIVITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10596-01-5

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