senate Bill S8166

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the premises on which games of chance may be conducted

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Jul 08, 2016 referred to rules

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S8166 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง189, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4594

S8166 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the premises on which games of chance may be conducted; establishes that games of chance are not prohibited from being conducted on state-owned property.

S8166 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8166 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8166

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 8, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to  the  premises
  on which games of chance may be conducted

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 13 of section 189 of the general municipal law,
as amended by chapter 252 of the laws of 1998, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  13. No game of chance shall be conducted on other than the premises of
an  authorized  organization  or  an  authorized games of chance lessor;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL PROHIBIT A GAME  OF
CHANCE  FROM  BEING  CONDUCTED ON STATE-OWNED PROPERTY.   Nothing herein
shall prohibit the sale of raffle tickets  to  the  public  outside  the
premises  of an authorized organization or an authorized games of chance
lessor; or in municipalities which have passed a local law, ordinance or
resolution in accordance with sections one hundred eighty-seven and  one
hundred  eighty-eight  of this article approving the conduct of games of
chance that are located in the county in which the municipality  issuing
the  license  is located and in the counties which are contiguous to the
county in which the municipality issuing the raffle license is  located,
provided  those municipalities have authorized the licensee, in writing,
to sell such raffle tickets therein and provided, however, that no  sale
of  raffle tickets shall be made more than one hundred eighty days prior
to the date scheduled for the occasion  at  which  the  raffle  will  be
conducted.  The  winner  of  any  single  prize in a raffle shall not be
required to be present at the time such raffle is conducted.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15922-01-6

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