assembly Bill A6095A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "charitable gaming act of 2017"

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S4329 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2017 signed chap.464
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.675
substituted for a6095a
Jun 21, 2017 substituted by s4329a
rules report cal.675
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 19, 2017 print number 6095a
Jun 19, 2017 amend and recommit to racing and wagering
Feb 23, 2017 referred to racing and wagering

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Multi-Sponsors

A6095 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4329
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 189 & 195-d, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10249, S7640

A6095 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "charitable gaming act of 2017"; allows games known as "raffles" to accept legal tender, credit or debit card for payment; further authorizes "raffles" at the discretion of the games of chance licensee, to be purchased via the internet or mobile application with a credit or debit card upon the account holder's direct consent; makes related provisions.

A6095 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6095

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SCHIMMINGER, PRETLOW, HAWLEY, BRINDISI -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. DiPIETRO -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Racing and Wagering

AN  ACT  to amend the general municipal law, in relation to enacting the
  "charitable gaming act of 2017"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "charitable
gaming act of 2017".
  §  2.  Legislative  intent. The legislature hereby finds that games of
chance, specifically games known as "raffles", conducted  by  bona  fide
charitable,  educational,  scientific,  health,  religious and patriotic
organizations  provide  vital  financial  support  to  many   worthwhile
programs in the communities in which they serve. Furthermore, conforming
current statutory language to address recent technological advances will
enhance  the ability of the public at large to participate and thusly is
deemed to be in the public interest.
  § 3. Subdivision 20 of section 186 of the general  municipal  law,  as
added by chapter 574 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  20.  "Games  of  chance currency" shall mean legal tender or a form of
scrip or chip authorized  by  the  board,  EXCEPT  FOR  GAMES  KNOWN  AS
"RAFFLES"  WHEREBY  PAYMENT  SHALL MEAN LEGAL TENDER, OR CREDIT OR DEBIT
CARD, any of which may be used at the discretion of the games of  chance
licensee.
  §  4.  Section 189 of the general municipal law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, GAMES  KNOWN
AS  "RAFFLES", AT THE DISCRETION OF THE GAMES OF CHANCE LICENSEE, MAY BE
PURCHASED VIA THE INTERNET OR MOBILE APPLICATION WITH A DEBIT OR  CREDIT
CARD,  UPON THE ACCOUNT HOLDER'S DIRECT CONSENT, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00292-01-7

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A6095A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4329
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 189 & 195-d, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10249, S7640

A6095A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "charitable gaming act of 2017"; allows games known as "raffles" to accept legal tender, credit or debit card for payment; further authorizes "raffles" at the discretion of the games of chance licensee, to be purchased via the internet or mobile application with a credit or debit card upon the account holder's direct consent; makes related provisions.

A6095A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6095--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. SCHIMMINGER, PRETLOW, HAWLEY, BRINDISI, NORRIS --
  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. DiPIETRO -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Racing and Wagering  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to  enacting  the
  "charitable gaming act of 2017"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "charitable
gaming act of 2017".
  § 2. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby finds  that  games  of
chance,  specifically  games  known as "raffles", conducted by bona fide
charitable, educational, scientific,  health,  religious  and  patriotic
organizations   provide  vital  financial  support  to  many  worthwhile
programs in the communities in which they serve. Furthermore, conforming
current statutory language to address recent technological advances will
enhance the ability of the public at large to participate and thusly  is
deemed to be in the public interest.
  §  3.  Subdivision  20 of section 186 of the general municipal law, as
added by chapter 574 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  20. "Games of chance currency" shall mean legal tender or  a  form  of
scrip  or  chip  authorized  by  the  board,  EXCEPT  FOR GAMES KNOWN AS
"RAFFLES" WHEREBY PAYMENT SHALL MEAN LEGAL TENDER, CREDIT OR DEBIT  CARD
OR  PERSONAL  CHECK,  any  of which may be used at the discretion of the
games of chance licensee.
  § 4. Section 189 of the general municipal law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, GAMES KNOWN
AS "RAFFLES", AT THE DISCRETION OF THE GAMES OF CHANCE LICENSEE, MAY  BE
PURCHASED  VIA THE INTERNET OR MOBILE APPLICATION WITH A DEBIT OR CREDIT

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

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