assembly Bill A11218

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the disposition of off-track pools

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 18, 2018 ordered to third reading rules cal.307
rules report cal.307
reported referred to rules
Jun 15, 2018 referred to ways and means

A11218 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §527, RWB L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A7187, S1975

A11218 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Adds tracks located in Westchester county to the tracks excepted from being considered regional tracks.

A11218 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 15, 2018

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

AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  in
  relation to the disposition of off-track pools


  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of  section  527  of
the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as amended by section
4  of  part  BB of chapter 60 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as
  The disposition of the retained commission from pools  resulting  from
regular,  multiple or exotic bets, as the case may be, whether placed on
races run within a region or  outside  a  region,  conducted  by  racing
corporations, harness racing associations or corporations, quarter horse
racing associations or corporations or races run outside the state shall
be governed by the tables in paragraphs a and b of this subdivision. The
rate  denominated  "state  tax" shall represent the rate of a reasonable
tax imposed upon the retained commission for the privilege of conducting
off-track pari-mutuel betting, which tax is hereby levied and  shall  be
payable  in the manner set forth in this section. Each off-track betting
corporation shall pay to the gaming  commission  as  a  regulatory  fee,
which fee is hereby levied, six-tenths of one percent of the total daily
pools  of  such  corporation.  Each  corporation  shall  also pay twenty
percent of the breaks derived from  bets  on  harness  races  and  fifty
percent  of the breaks derived from bets on all other races to the agri-
culture and New York State horse breeding and development  fund  and  to
the  thoroughbred  breeding  and  development  fund,  the  total of such
payments to be apportioned fifty percent to  each  such  fund.  For  the
purposes  of  this  section, the New York city, Suffolk, Nassau, and the
Catskill regions shall constitute a single region and  any  thoroughbred
track  located  within the Capital District region shall be deemed to be
within such single region. A "regional meeting" shall  refer  to  either
harness  or  thoroughbred  meetings,  or  both, except that a franchised
corporation shall not be a regional track for the purpose  of  receiving

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets