senate Bill S5466

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the state to keep state lottery winners identities anonymous

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
Mar 30, 2017 referred to racing, gaming and wagering


S5466 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Racing, Gaming And Wagering
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1613, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S7267, A1574
2021-2022: S1452, A907
2023-2024: S1807

S5466 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the state to keep state lottery winners' identities anonymous to the general public unless the lottery winner gives their consent.

S5466 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5466 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 30, 2017

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

AN  ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to requiring the state to keep
  state lottery winners  identities  anonymous  to  the  general  public
  unless the lottery winner gives their consent


  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 1613 of the tax law, as amended by
chapter 426 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  a. It shall be the duty of the director to  require  that  all  prizes
over  five thousand dollars in any game be awarded to holders of winning
tickets for that game as provided in this section  and  section  sixteen
hundred  fourteen  of this article. Within one week after any drawing or
selection of prize winning lottery tickets, the division  shall  deliver
to  the  comptroller a certified list of the tickets to which prizes are
awarded and the amount of each such prize. Upon receipt of  such  certi-
fied list and voucher of the division, moneys sufficient for the payment
of  such  prizes  shall  be  paid to the division from the lottery prize
account, upon audit and warrant  of  the  comptroller.  Moneys  for  the
payment of lottery prizes shall be deposited by the director as provided
in  section sixteen hundred eleven of this article and the withdrawal of
such moneys for the payment of prize winners shall be subject to a check
signed by the director or such officers or employees of the division  as
the  director  may  designate. The division shall each month provide the
comptroller with a record of all such withdrawals  from  the  director's
accounts.  Payment of prizes shall be made by the division to holders of
the tickets to which prizes are awarded,  except  that  payment  of  any
prize drawn may be paid to the estate of a deceased prize winner, may be
paid  pursuant  to  a court order granted as a result of a proceeding as
provided in subdivision d of this section, and except  that  any  person

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


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