assembly Bill A932B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to electronic bell jar games

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2016 print number 932b
May 31, 2016 amend and recommit to racing and wagering
Jan 06, 2016 referred to racing and wagering
May 01, 2015 print number 932a
May 01, 2015 amend and recommit to racing and wagering
Jan 08, 2015 referred to racing and wagering

Co-Sponsors

A932 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1371
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 195-n & 195-q, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10199, S6961
2013-2014: A4669, S1889
2017-2018: A2303, S994
2019-2020: A4697

A932 - Summary

Relates to electronic bell jar games.

A932 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   932

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Racing and Wagering

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law,  in  relation  to  electronic
  bell jar games

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

  Section 1. Section 186 of the general  municipal  law  is  amended  by
adding two new subdivisions 22 and 23 to read as follows:
  22.  "ELECTRONIC  BELL  JAR DEVICE" SHALL MEAN A DEVICE OR SYSTEM THAT
MAY BE ACTIVATED BY THE INSERTION OF CASH OR A SWIPE CARD  THAT  PERMITS
SUCCESSIVE  BELL  JAR  GAMES TO BE DISPLAYED ON AN ELECTRONIC SCREEN AND
PRESERVE SUCH DATA THAT ENABLES THE BOARD  TO  DETERMINE  THAT  REVENUES
DERIVED FROM THE GAMES ARE PROPERLY ACCOUNTED FOR AND THAT THE INTEGRITY
OF THE GAMES IS MAINTAINED. PRIZES MAY BE AWARDED THROUGH A VOUCHER THAT
MAY  BE  ISSUED BY AN ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICE OR THROUGH CREDITS THAT
MAY BE RECORDED ON A SWIPE CARD, BOTH OF WHICH MAY BE REDEEMED FOR  CASH
THROUGH A CASHIER OR OTHER REDEMPTION SYSTEM AUTHORIZED BY THE BOARD.
  23. "SWIPE CARD" MEANS A CARD THAT MAY BE PURCHASED FROM AN AUTHORIZED
ORGANIZATION  AND  INSERTED IN AN ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICE, WHICH WILL
THEN RECORD WINS AND LOSSES DURING THE COURSE OF PLAYING SUCH ELECTRONIC
BELL JAR DEVICE.
  S 2. Section 195-n of the general municipal law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. NO MANUFACTURER OF ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICES SHALL SELL,  LEASE
OR  OTHERWISE  DISTRIBUTE  SUCH DEVICES TO AN AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION OR
PERMIT ITS ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICES TO BE SOLD, LEASED  OR  OTHERWISE
DISTRIBUTED  TO  AN AUTHORIZED  ORGANIZATION UNTIL SUCH MANUFACTURER HAS
BEEN ISSUED A LICENSE  BY  THE  BOARD  AND  UNTIL  AN  IDENTICAL  DEVICE
CONTAINING  IDENTICAL  PROPRIETARY  SOFTWARE  HAS  BEEN  APPROVED BY THE
BOARD, PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY THE BOARD.  AN APPLICATION FOR
A LICENSE OR A RENEWAL OF SUCH LICENSE SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A FEE  OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03362-01-5

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A932A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1371
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 195-n & 195-q, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10199, S6961
2013-2014: A4669, S1889
2017-2018: A2303, S994
2019-2020: A4697

A932A - Summary

Relates to electronic bell jar games.

A932A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 932--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW, LAVINE -- 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  electronic
  bell jar games

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

  Section 1. Section 186 of the general  municipal  law  is  amended  by
adding two new subdivisions 22 and 23 to read as follows:
  22.  "ELECTRONIC  BELL  JAR DEVICE" SHALL MEAN A DEVICE OR SYSTEM THAT
MAY BE ACTIVATED BY THE INSERTION OF CASH OR A SWIPE CARD  THAT  PERMITS
SUCCESSIVE  BELL  JAR  GAMES TO BE DISPLAYED ON AN ELECTRONIC SCREEN AND
PRESERVE SUCH DATA THAT ENABLES THE BOARD  TO  DETERMINE  THAT  REVENUES
DERIVED FROM THE GAMES ARE PROPERLY ACCOUNTED FOR AND THAT THE INTEGRITY
OF THE GAMES IS MAINTAINED. PRIZES MAY BE AWARDED THROUGH A VOUCHER THAT
MAY  BE  ISSUED BY AN ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICE OR THROUGH CREDITS THAT
MAY BE RECORDED ON A SWIPE CARD, BOTH OF WHICH MAY BE REDEEMED FOR  CASH
THROUGH A CASHIER OR OTHER REDEMPTION SYSTEM AUTHORIZED BY THE BOARD.
  23. "SWIPE CARD" MEANS A CARD THAT MAY BE PURCHASED FROM AN AUTHORIZED
ORGANIZATION  AND  INSERTED IN AN ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICE, WHICH WILL
THEN RECORD WINS AND LOSSES DURING THE COURSE OF PLAYING SUCH ELECTRONIC
BELL JAR DEVICE.
  S 2. Section 195-n of the general municipal law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. NO MANUFACTURER OF ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICES SHALL SELL,  LEASE
OR  OTHERWISE  DISTRIBUTE  SUCH DEVICES TO AN AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION OR
PERMIT ITS ELECTRONIC BELL JAR DEVICES TO BE SOLD, LEASED  OR  OTHERWISE
DISTRIBUTED  TO  AN AUTHORIZED  ORGANIZATION UNTIL SUCH MANUFACTURER HAS
BEEN ISSUED A LICENSE  BY  THE  BOARD  AND  UNTIL  AN  IDENTICAL  DEVICE
CONTAINING  IDENTICAL  PROPRIETARY  SOFTWARE  HAS  BEEN  APPROVED BY THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03362-03-5

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A932B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1371
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 195-n & 195-q, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10199, S6961
2013-2014: A4669, S1889
2017-2018: A2303, S994
2019-2020: A4697

A932B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to electronic bell jar games.

A932B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 932--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PRETLOW, LAVINE, SKOUFIS -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A.  CERETTO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Racing
  and  Wagering -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on  Racing and Wagering in accordance with Assembly Rule 3,
  sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the general municipal law, in relation to electronic
  bell jar games

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3-a  of section 186 of the general municipal
law, as amended by chapter 531 of the laws of 2011, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  3-a. "Bell jars" shall mean and include those games in which a partic-
ipant  shall  draw a card from a jar, vending machine, or other suitable
device or container which contains numbers, colors or symbols  that  are
covered  and  which,  when  uncovered,  may reveal that a prize shall be
awarded on the basis of a designated winning number, color or symbol  or
combination  of numbers, colors or symbols. Bell jars shall also include
seal cards, coin boards, event games, and merchandise  boards.  NOTWITH-
STANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF LAW, BELL JAR VENDING MACHINES SHALL
DISPENSE PRE-PRINTED PHYSICAL BELL JAR TICKETS AND MAY INCLUDE  FEATURES
TO  AID  PLAYERS  AND ENHANCE ACCOUNTABILITY, INCLUDING FUNCTIONALITY TO
ELECTRONICALLY VERIFY IF A TICKET IS  REDEEMABLE  FOR  A  PRIZE,  REVEAL
TICKET  RESULTS THROUGH CREATIVE AUDIO AND VIDEO DISPLAYS, AND ELECTRON-
ICALLY AGGREGATE WINNING PRIZES FOR CONTINUED PLAY OR A  SINGLE  VOUCHER
FOR  PRIZE  REDEMPTION.  AFTER  THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE
LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN THAT AMENDED THIS SUBDIVISION, NO NEW  BELL
JAR  TICKET  VENDING  MACHINE  WHICH  FEATURES THE PLAYER AIDS DESCRIBED
HEREIN SHALL BE DEPLOYED OR USED BY ANY LICENSED ORGANIZATION WITHIN THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03362-04-6