assembly Bill A4568A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2018 print number 4568a
Jan 23, 2018 amend and recommit to racing and wagering
Jan 03, 2018 referred to racing and wagering
Feb 03, 2017 referred to racing and wagering

A4568 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S940
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§195-d & 190-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8623, S6265
2019-2020: A4605, S3009
2021-2022: A1868

A4568 - Summary

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

A4568 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4568

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Racing and Wagering

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:
  § 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.]
  § 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.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04271-01-7

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A4568A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S940
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§195-d & 190-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8623, S6265
2019-2020: A4605, S3009
2021-2022: A1868

A4568A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A4568A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4568--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Racing and Wagering -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Racing
  and  Wagering  in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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
section 13 of part MM of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017,  subdivision  3
as  amended  by  chapter  464 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as
follows:
  § 195-d. Charge for admission and  participation;  amount  of  prizes;
award  of  prizes. 1. 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.
  2. With the exception of bell jars, coin boards, seal cards,  merchan-
dise  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.]
  3. A player may purchase a chance with  cash  or,  if  the  authorized
organization wishes, with a personal check, credit card or debit card.
  §  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.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.