assembly Bill A10736

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the registration and regulation of interactive fantasy sports contests

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 03, 2016 signed chap.237
Aug 02, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.2014
substituted for s8153
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 16, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.511
rules report cal.511
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 15, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
reported referred to codes
Jun 14, 2016 referred to racing and wagering

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A10736 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8153
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 14 §§1400 - 1412, amd §104, RWB L

A10736 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the registration and regulation of interactive fantasy sports contests.

A10736 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  10736

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 14, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Pretlow) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Racing and Wagering

AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  in
  relation  to  the  registration  and regulation of interactive fantasy
  sports contests

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

  Section  1.  The  racing,  pari-mutuel  wagering  and  breeding law is
amended by adding a new article 14 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 14
                       INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS
SECTION 1400. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.
        1401. DEFINITIONS.
        1402. REGISTRATION.
        1403. SCOPE OF REGISTRATION REVIEW.
        1404. REQUIRED SAFEGUARDS, MINIMUM STANDARDS.
        1405. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
        1406. ANNUAL REPORT.
        1407. STATE TAX.
        1408. ADDITIONAL REGULATORY COSTS.
        1409. DISPOSITION OF TAXES.
        1410. DETERMINATION OF TAX LIABILITY.
        1411. CONTESTS AUTHORIZED.
        1412. CONTESTS PROHIBITED.
  S 1400. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE. 1.  THE  LEGISLATURE  HEREBY
FINDS AND DECLARES THAT:
  (A)  INTERACTIVE  FANTASY  SPORTS ARE NOT GAMES OF CHANCE BECAUSE THEY
CONSIST OF FANTASY OR SIMULATION SPORTS GAMES OR CONTESTS IN  WHICH  THE
FANTASY OR SIMULATION SPORTS TEAMS ARE SELECTED BASED UPON THE SKILL AND
KNOWLEDGE OF THE PARTICIPANTS AND NOT BASED ON THE CURRENT MEMBERSHIP OF
AN  ACTUAL  TEAM  THAT  IS A MEMBER OF AN AMATEUR OR PROFESSIONAL SPORTS
ORGANIZATION;
  (B) INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS  CONTESTS  ARE  NOT  WAGERS  ON  FUTURE
CONTINGENT  EVENTS  NOT  UNDER  THE  CONTESTANTS'  CONTROL  OR INFLUENCE
BECAUSE CONTESTANTS HAVE CONTROL OVER WHICH PLAYERS THEY CHOOSE AND  THE
OUTCOME OF EACH CONTEST IS NOT DEPENDENT UPON THE PERFORMANCE OF ANY ONE
PLAYER OR ANY ONE ACTUAL TEAM. THE OUTCOME OF ANY FANTASY SPORTS CONTEST