assembly Bill A2303C

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to electronic bell jar vending machines

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2018 vetoed memo.351
Dec 18, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.169
substituted for a2303c
Jun 20, 2018 substituted by s994c
Jun 18, 2018 amended on third reading 2303c
May 07, 2018 amended on third reading 2303b
Feb 13, 2018 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Feb 06, 2018 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.169
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 19, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 15, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.374
rules report cal.374
reported
Jun 14, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 06, 2017 reported referred to codes
May 31, 2017 print number 2303a
May 31, 2017 amend and recommit to racing and wagering
Jan 17, 2017 referred to racing and wagering

Votes

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Jun 20, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S994C
17
1
committee
17
Aye
1
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 31, 2017 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S994
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 31, 2017

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

A2303 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S994
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 188-a, 189, 189-a, 195-c, 195-n, 195-o & 195-q, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10199, S6961
2013-2014: A4669, S1889
2015-2016: A932, S1371
2019-2020: A4697

A2303 - Summary

Relates to authorizing and regulating the use of electronic bell jar vending machines.

A2303 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2303

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 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  electronic
  bell jar games

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3-a of section 186  of  the  general  municipal
law,  as  amended by chapter 531 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read
as follows:
  3-a. "Bell jars" shall mean and include those games in which a partic-
ipant shall draw a card from a jar, vending machine, or  other  suitable
device  or  container which contains numbers, colors or symbols that are
covered and which, when uncovered, may reveal  that  a  prize  shall  be
awarded  on the basis of a designated winning number, color or symbol or
combination of numbers, colors or symbols. Bell jars shall also  include
seal  cards,  coin boards, event games, and merchandise boards. NOTWITH-
STANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, BELL  JAR  VENDING  MACHINES  SHALL
DISPENSE  PRE-PRINTED PHYSICAL BELL JAR TICKETS AND MAY INCLUDE FEATURES
TO AID PLAYERS AND ENHANCE ACCOUNTABILITY,  INCLUDING  FUNCTIONALITY  TO
ELECTRONICALLY  VERIFY  IF  A  TICKET  IS REDEEMABLE FOR A PRIZE, REVEAL
TICKET RESULTS THROUGH CREATIVE AUDIO AND VIDEO DISPLAYS, AND  ELECTRON-
ICALLY  AGGREGATE  WINNING PRIZES FOR CONTINUED PLAY OR A SINGLE VOUCHER
FOR PRIZE REDEMPTION. AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF  THE  CHAPTER  OF  THE
LAWS  OF  TWO  THOUSAND  SEVENTEEN THAT AMENDED THIS SUBDIVISION, NO NEW
BELL JAR TICKET VENDING MACHINE WHICH FEATURES THE PLAYER AIDS DESCRIBED
HEREIN SHALL BE DEPLOYED OR USED BY ANY LICENSED ORGANIZATION WITHIN THE
JURISDICTIONAL BOUNDARIES DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION THIRTEEN
HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE RACING,  PARI-MUTUEL  WAGERING  AND  BREEDING  LAW
UNLESS  THE  BOARD  SHALL  FIRST ISSUE A FORMAL WRITTEN OPINION THAT THE
SPECIFIC TYPE OF VENDING MACHINE TO BE DEPLOYED IS NOT  VIOLATIVE  OF  A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04475-01-7

Co-Sponsors

A2303A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S994
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 188-a, 189, 189-a, 195-c, 195-n, 195-o & 195-q, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10199, S6961
2013-2014: A4669, S1889
2015-2016: A932, S1371
2019-2020: A4697

A2303A - Summary

Relates to authorizing and regulating the use of electronic bell jar vending machines.

A2303A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2303--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PRETLOW,  McDONALD,  HAWLEY -- read once and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Racing  and  Wagering  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the general municipal law, in relation to electronic
  bell jar games

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

  Section 1.  Legislative findings and purpose. 1. The legislature here-
by finds that:
  (a)  bell jar games are a popular and profitable fundraising mechanism
for bona fide not-for-profit organizations across the state,  generating
millions of dollars in net revenues for charitable purposes every year;
  (b)  authorized  organizations that offer bell jars and other games of
chance must meet strict standards established  by  the  New  York  state
general  municipal law and the New York state gaming commission, includ-
ing receiving a license to conduct charitable gaming activities; and
  (c) while other types of gaming in New York state  have  continued  to
expand  and  improve,  the operation of charitable gaming activities has
largely remained the same over the last several decades.
  2. For the aforementioned reasons,  the  legislature  hereby  declares
that  authorized  organizations  licensed  by  the New York state gaming
commission to conduct charitable gaming would greatly benefit  from  the
ability  to  operate electronic bell jar vending machines, which display
and dispense  pre-printed  bell  jar  tickets  that  have  predetermined
winners  and  predetermined values for prizes, in order to help increase
charitable gaming profits across the state and attract more  members  to
join such organizations.
  §  2.  Subdivision 3-a of section 186 of the general municipal law, as
amended by chapter 531 of the laws  of  2011,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:

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

Co-Sponsors

A2303B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S994
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 188-a, 189, 189-a, 195-c, 195-n, 195-o & 195-q, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10199, S6961
2013-2014: A4669, S1889
2015-2016: A932, S1371
2019-2020: A4697

A2303B - Summary

Relates to authorizing and regulating the use of electronic bell jar vending machines.

A2303B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2303--B
                                                        Cal. No. 169

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PRETLOW,  McDONALD,  HAWLEY -- read once and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Racing  and  Wagering  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said committee -- ordered to a third reading -- passed by Assembly
  and delivered to the Senate, recalled from the Senate, vote  reconsid-
  ered,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place on the
  order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law,  in  relation  to  electronic
  bell jar games

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

  Section 1.  Legislative findings and purpose. 1. The legislature here-
by finds that:
  (a) bell jar games are a popular and profitable fundraising  mechanism
for  bona fide not-for-profit organizations across the state, generating
millions of dollars in net revenues for charitable purposes every year;
  (b) authorized organizations that offer bell jars and other  games  of
chance  must  meet  strict  standards  established by the New York state
general municipal law and the New York state gaming commission,  includ-
ing receiving a license to conduct charitable gaming activities; and
  (c)  while  other  types of gaming in New York state have continued to
expand and improve, the operation of charitable  gaming  activities  has
largely remained the same over the last several decades.
  2.  For  the  aforementioned  reasons, the legislature hereby declares
that authorized organizations licensed by  the  New  York  state  gaming
commission  to  conduct charitable gaming would greatly benefit from the
ability to operate electronic bell jar vending machines,  which  display
and  dispense  pre-printed  bell  jar  tickets  that  have predetermined
winners and predetermined values for prizes, in order to  help  increase
charitable  gaming  profits across the state and attract more members to
join such organizations.

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

Co-Sponsors

A2303C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S994
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§186, 188-a, 189, 189-a, 195-c, 195-n, 195-o & 195-q, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10199, S6961
2013-2014: A4669, S1889
2015-2016: A932, S1371
2019-2020: A4697

A2303C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing and regulating the use of electronic bell jar vending machines.

A2303C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2303--C
                                                        Cal. No. 169

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PRETLOW, McDONALD, HAWLEY, BOHEN, DiPIETRO --
  read once and referred to the Committee  on  Racing  and  Wagering  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- ordered to a third reading --  passed
  by  Assembly  and  delivered  to the Senate, recalled from the Senate,
  vote reconsidered, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted,  retaining  its
  place on the order of third reading -- again amended on third reading,
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the general municipal law, in relation to electronic
  bell jar games

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

  Section 1.  Legislative findings and purpose. 1. The legislature here-
by finds that:
  (a)  bell jar games are a popular and profitable fundraising mechanism
for bona fide not-for-profit organizations across the state,  generating
millions of dollars in net revenues for charitable purposes every year;
  (b)  authorized  organizations that offer bell jars and other games of
chance must meet strict standards established  by  the  New  York  state
general  municipal law and the New York state gaming commission, includ-
ing receiving a license to conduct charitable gaming activities; and
  (c) while other types of gaming in New York state  have  continued  to
expand  and  improve,  the operation of charitable gaming activities has
largely remained the same over the last several decades.
  2. For the aforementioned reasons,  the  legislature  hereby  declares
that  authorized  organizations  licensed  by  the New York state gaming
commission to conduct charitable gaming would greatly benefit  from  the
ability  to  operate electronic bell jar vending machines, which display
and dispense  pre-printed  bell  jar  tickets  that  have  predetermined
winners  and  predetermined values for prizes, in order to help increase

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