senate Bill S4646

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Permits state lottery winners to remain anonymous to the general public

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2015 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1494
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 01, 2015 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S4646 - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1613, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1349
2011-2012: S7315

S4646 - Summary

Permits state lottery winners to remain anonymous to the general public.

S4646 - Sponsor Memo

S4646 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4646

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 tax law, in relation  to  permitting  state  lottery
  winners to remain anonymous to the general public

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 1613 of the tax law, as amended by
chapter 426 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  a. It shall be the duty of the director to  require  that  all  prizes
over  five thousand dollars in any game be awarded to holders of winning
tickets for that game as provided in this section  and  section  sixteen
hundred  fourteen  of this article. Within one week after any drawing or
selection of prize winning lottery tickets, the division  shall  deliver
to  the  comptroller a certified list of the tickets to which prizes are
awarded and the amount of each such prize. Upon receipt of  such  certi-
fied list and voucher of the division, moneys sufficient for the payment
of  such  prizes  shall  be  paid to the division from the lottery prize
account, upon audit and warrant  of  the  comptroller.  Moneys  for  the
payment of lottery prizes shall be deposited by the director as provided
in  section sixteen hundred eleven of this article and the withdrawal of
such moneys for the payment of prize winners shall be subject to a check
signed by the director or such officers or employees of the division  as
the  director  may  designate. The division shall each month provide the
comptroller with a record of all such withdrawals  from  the  director's
accounts.  Payment of prizes shall be made by the division to holders of
the tickets to which prizes are awarded,  except  that  payment  of  any
prize drawn may be paid to the estate of a deceased prize winner, may be
paid  pursuant  to  a court order granted as a result of a proceeding as
provided in subdivision d of this section, and except  that  any  person
pursuant to an appropriate judicial order may be paid the prize to which

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02013-01-5

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