senate Bill S3158

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to creating the racing fan advisory council

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 16, 2018 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 30, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 29, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2018 1st report cal.254
Jan 03, 2018 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 26, 2017 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 08, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 07, 2017 1st report cal.343
Jan 20, 2017 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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Jan 23, 2018 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S3158
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committee
10
Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Jan 23, 2018

aye wr (1)

Mar 7, 2017 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S3158
11
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committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Mar 7, 2017

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S3158 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4414
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add §103-a, RWB L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5303, A8216
2019-2020: S5476, A4709

S3158 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to creating the racing fan advisory council.

S3158 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3158 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3158

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and  Wager-
  ing

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to creating the racing fan advisory council

  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 section 103-a to read as follows:
  § 103-A. RACING FAN ADVISORY COUNCIL. THERE IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  A
RACING  FAN ADVISORY COUNCIL WITHIN THE COMMISSION WHICH WILL OPERATE AS
FOLLOWS:
  1. THE COUNCIL SHALL BE COMPOSED OF FIVE MEMBERS. NONE OF THE  MEMBERS
OF  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL BE EMPLOYEES OR OFFICERS OF THE COMMISSION OR BE
PAID EMPLOYEES, LOBBYISTS, OR OFFICERS OF  ANY  LICENSED  OR  FRANCHISED
RACETRACK  OR OFF-TRACK BETTING CORPORATION OR ANY NONPROFIT CORPORATION
WHICH REPRESENTS BREEDERS OR HORSEMEN. MEMBERS SHALL BE  SELECTED  BASED
ON  THEIR  LONG-TERM  INVOLVEMENT  AND  INTEREST  IN,  KNOWLEDGE OF, AND
DEVOTION TO THE SPORT OF HORSE RACING AS FANS OF THE SPORT. FIVE PERSONS
SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE EXECUTIVE  DIRECTOR  OF  THE  COMMISSION.  ONE
PERSON  SHALL BE APPOINTED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF
THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON RACING, GAMING  AND  WAGERING,  AND  ONE  PERSON
SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY  THE  CHAIRPERSON  OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON
RACING AND WAGERING.
  2. THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE COUNCIL SHALL BE SELECTED BY  THE  EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR  OF THE COMMISSION. THE DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON SHALL BE SELECTED BY
A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE COUNCIL FROM AMONG THE PERSONS APPOINTED  AT  THE
RECOMMENDATION OF THE CHAIRPERSONS OF THE DESIGNATED LEGISLATIVE COMMIT-
TEES.
  3.  THE  MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL SHALL SERVE FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS
WITH ALL TERMS BEGINNING SEPTEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN.  IN  THE

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

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