senate Bill S3673B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Eases certain restrictions on the conducting of games of chance and bingo for charitable purposes

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 13, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Feb 02, 2018 print number 3673b
Feb 02, 2018 amend and recommit to racing, gaming and wagering
Jan 11, 2018 print number 3673a
Jan 11, 2018 amend and recommit to racing, gaming and wagering
Jan 03, 2018 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
Jan 25, 2017 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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Mar 13, 2018 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S3673B
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Mar 13, 2018

Co-Sponsors

S3673 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10087
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Gen Muni L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6595
2013-2014: S2428
2015-2016: S1357

S3673 - Summary

Eases certain restrictions on the conducting of games of chance and bingo for charitable purposes; authorizes the payment, out of the net proceeds of games of chance and bingo, of reimbursement for reasonable expenses of volunteers working at the games; expands the frequency upon which games of chance and bingo may be held; authorizes auxiliary members of authorized organizations to operate games of chance and bingo (view more) authorizes persons convicted of crimes to operate games of chance and bingo when participating in a rehabilitation program.

S3673 - Sponsor Memo

S3673 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3673

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Racing,  Gaming
  and Wagering

AN  ACT  to  amend the general municipal law, in relation to modernizing
  and reforming the conduct of games of  chance  and  bingo  by  certain
  organizations  to  ease  regulatory  burdens  and administrative costs
  placed on games of chance and bingo,  charitable  organization  opera-
  tors, municipalities and the state gaming commission

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 4 and 6 of section 186 of the general  munici-
pal  law, as amended by chapter 574 of the laws of 1978, are amended and
two new subdivisions 4-a and 22 are added to read as follows:
  4. "Authorized organization" shall mean  and  include  any  bona  fide
religious or charitable organization or bona fide educational, fraternal
or  service  organization  or  bona  fide organization of veterans [or],
volunteer [firemen] FIREFIGHTERS OR VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE  WORKERS,  which
by  its  charter,  certificate of incorporation, constitution, or act of
the legislature, shall have among its dominant purposes one or  more  of
the lawful purposes as defined in this article, provided that each shall
operate  without  profit  to  its  members,  and provided that each such
organization has engaged in serving one or more of the  lawful  purposes
as  defined  in  this  article for a period of three years [immediatley]
IMMEDIATELY prior to applying for a license under this article.
  No organization shall be deemed an authorized  organization  which  is
formed primarily for the purpose of conducting games of chance and which
does not devote at least seventy-five percent of its activities to other
than  conducting  games of chance. No political party shall be deemed an
authorized organization.
  4-A.  "AUXILIARY MEMBER" SHALL MEAN A BONA FIDE MEMBER OF AN ORGANIZA-
TION OR ASSOCIATION WHICH IS AUXILIARY  TO  AN  AUTHORIZED  ORGANIZATION

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

Co-Sponsors

S3673A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10087
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Gen Muni L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6595
2013-2014: S2428
2015-2016: S1357

S3673A - Summary

Eases certain restrictions on the conducting of games of chance and bingo for charitable purposes; authorizes the payment, out of the net proceeds of games of chance and bingo, of reimbursement for reasonable expenses of volunteers working at the games; expands the frequency upon which games of chance and bingo may be held; authorizes auxiliary members of authorized organizations to operate games of chance and bingo (view more) authorizes persons convicted of crimes to operate games of chance and bingo when participating in a rehabilitation program.

S3673A - Sponsor Memo

S3673A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3673--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Racing,  Gaming
  and  Wagering  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and
  Wagering in accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the general municipal law, in relation to modernizing
  and reforming the conduct of games of  chance  and  bingo  by  certain
  organizations  to  ease  regulatory  burdens  and administrative costs
  placed on games of chance and bingo,  charitable  organization  opera-
  tors, municipalities and the state gaming commission

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 186 of the general municipal  law,
as  amended  by  chapter 574 of the laws of 1978, is amended and two new
subdivisions 22 and 23 are added to read as follows:
  6. "Net proceeds" shall mean (a) in relation  to  the  gross  receipts
from  one  or  more  license periods of games of chance, the amount that
shall remain after deducting the reasonable sums necessarily and actual-
ly expended for CONDUCTING GAMES OF CHANCE INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED
TO, supplies and equipment, prizes, security-personnel, stated rental if
any,  bookkeeping  or  accounting  services  according  to a schedule of
compensation prescribed by the board, janitorial  services  and  utility
supplies  if  any,  license  fees,  and [the cost of bus transportation]
REIMBURSEMENT OF REASONABLE EXPENSES INCURRED BY VOLUNTEERS  WHO  DONATE
THEIR TIME TO HOLD, OPERATE OR CONDUCT, OR ASSIST IN THE CONDUCT OF SUCH
GAMES,  AND AS AUTHORIZED BY THE BOARD AND if authorized by the clerk or
department and (b) in relation to the gross rent received by an  author-
ized  games  of  chance  lessor for the use of its premises by a game of
chance licensee, the  amount  that  shall  remain  after  deducting  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09072-07-8

Co-Sponsors

S3673B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10087
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Gen Muni L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6595
2013-2014: S2428
2015-2016: S1357

S3673B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Eases certain restrictions on the conducting of games of chance and bingo for charitable purposes; authorizes the payment, out of the net proceeds of games of chance and bingo, of reimbursement for reasonable expenses of volunteers working at the games; expands the frequency upon which games of chance and bingo may be held; authorizes auxiliary members of authorized organizations to operate games of chance and bingo (view more) authorizes persons convicted of crimes to operate games of chance and bingo when participating in a rehabilitation program.

S3673B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3673B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3673--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Racing,  Gaming
  and  Wagering  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and
  Wagering in accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in  relation  to  modernizing
  and  reforming  the  conduct  of  games of chance and bingo by certain
  organizations to ease  regulatory  burdens  and  administrative  costs
  placed  on  games  of chance and bingo, charitable organization opera-
  tors, municipalities and the state gaming commission

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 6 of section 186 of the general municipal law,
as amended by chapter 574 of the laws of 1978, is amended  and  two  new
subdivisions 22 and 23 are added to read as follows:
  6.  "Net  proceeds"  shall  mean (a) in relation to the gross receipts
from one or more license periods of games of  chance,  the  amount  that
shall remain after deducting the reasonable sums necessarily and actual-
ly  expended  for  CONDUCTING GAMES OF CHANCE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, supplies and equipment, prizes, security-personnel, stated rental if
any, bookkeeping or accounting  services  according  to  a  schedule  of
compensation  prescribed  by  the board, janitorial services and utility
supplies if any, license fees, and  [the  cost  of  bus  transportation]
REIMBURSEMENT  OF  REASONABLE EXPENSES INCURRED BY VOLUNTEERS WHO DONATE
THEIR TIME TO HOLD, OPERATE OR CONDUCT, OR ASSIST IN THE CONDUCT OF SUCH
GAMES, AND AS AUTHORIZED BY THE BOARD AND if authorized by the clerk  or
department  and (b) in relation to the gross rent received by an author-
ized games of chance lessor for the use of its premises  by  a  game  of
chance  licensee,  the  amount  that  shall  remain  after deducting the

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

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