senate Bill S5108

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Increases the commission paid to lottery sales agents

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


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Jan 03, 2018 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
Mar 08, 2017 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S5108 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Racing, Gaming And Wagering
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1604, Tax L

S5108 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the commission paid to lottery sales agents to eight percent.

S5108 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5108 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5108

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 tax law, in relation to increasing the commission
  paid to lottery sales agents

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  9  of subdivision a of section 1604 of the tax
law, as added by chapter 92 of the laws of 1976, is amended to  read  as
follows:
  9.  The  [compensation in such manner and amounts and subject to such]
limitations ON COMPENSATION as the division may  determine  to  licensed
sellers  of lottery tickets, but only where the division finds that such
[compensation is] LIMITATIONS ARE necessary to  assure  adequate  avail-
ability  of  lottery  tickets,  and  that the public convenience will be
served thereby.
  § 2. Section 1604 of the tax law is amended by adding a  new  subdivi-
sion d to read as follows:
  D.  THE  DIVISION  SHALL  SET A COMPENSATION RATE OF EIGHT PERCENT FOR
EACH TICKET SOLD TO A LICENSED AGENT.  THE  DIVISION  SHALL  ALLOW  SUCH
COMPENSATION  BY PERMITTING A LICENSED AGENT TO DEDUCT SUCH COMPENSATION
RATE FROM THE FACE VALUE OTHERWISE PAYABLE BY THE LICENSED AGENT TO  THE
DIVISION.
  §  3.  This  act shall take effect on July 1, 2017; provided, however,
that effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any
rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act  on  its
effective  date  are authorized and directed to be made and completed on
or before such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10520-01-7

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