senate Bill S6265

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing alcoholic beverages as prizes in any game of chance

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2016 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 29, 2016 2nd report cal.
Feb 25, 2016 1st report cal.236
Jan 06, 2016 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

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S6265 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8623
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง195-d & 190-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S940, A4568
2019-2020: S3009, A4605
2021-2022: A1868

S6265 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing alcoholic beverages as prizes in any game of chance.

S6265 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6265 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6265

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- 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 general municipal law, in relation to allowing alco-
  holic beverages as prizes in any game of chance

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

  Section 1. Section 195-d of the general municipal law, as  amended  by
chapter 637 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  S  195-d.  Charge  for  admission and participation; amount of prizes;
award of prizes. A fee may be charged by any licensee for  admission  to
any  game  or  games  of chance conducted under any license issued under
this article. The clerk or department may in its discretion fix a  mini-
mum  fee.  With  the  exception  of  bell jars, coin boards, seal cards,
merchandise boards, and raffles, every winner shall  be  determined  and
every  prize shall be awarded and delivered within the same calendar day
as that upon which the game was played. [No alcoholic beverage shall  be
offered or given as a prize in any game of chance.]
  S  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 190-a of the general municipal law, as
added by chapter 400 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  3. No person under the age of eighteen shall  be  permitted  to  play,
operate  or  assist  in  any  raffle conducted pursuant to this section.
WHERE ANY SUCH RAFFLE AWARDS A PRIZE CONTAINING ALCOHOL, NO PERSON UNDER
THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE SHALL BE PERMITTED TO PLAY, OPERATE OR  ASSIST  IN
SUCH RAFFLE CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13029-02-5

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