senate Bill S6910

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the commission on retired racehorses

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Current 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
Oct 13, 2017 referred to rules

S6910 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4167
Current Committee:
Senate Racing, Gaming And Wagering
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 7-A §§710 - 712, RWB L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S5543, A7187

S6910 - Summary

Establishes the commission on retired racehorses.

S6910 - Sponsor Memo

S6910 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6910

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 13, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  in
  relation to establishing the commission on retired racehorses

  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 article 7-A to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 7-A
                    COMMISSION ON RETIRED RACEHORSES
SECTION 710. COMMISSION ON RETIRED RACEHORSES.
        711. POWERS AND DUTIES OF COMMISSION.
        712. REPORTS ON RETIRED RACEHORSES.
  §  710.  COMMISSION  ON RETIRED RACEHORSES. 1.  THERE IS HEREBY ESTAB-
LISHED A COMMISSION ON RETIRED RACEHORSES. SUCH  COMMISSION  ON  RETIRED
RACEHORSES  SHALL  CONSIST  OF  SEVEN  MEMBERS,  THREE  OF WHOM SHALL BE
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, TWO OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE  TEMPO-
RARY  PRESIDENT  OF THE SENATE AND TWO OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE
SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY. OF THE THREE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR,
TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE GAMING COMMISSION.
ONE OF THE APPOINTED MEMBERS OF THE  COMMISSION  ON  RETIRED  RACEHORSES
SHALL  BE  REPRESENTATIVE  OF OWNERS AND BREEDERS OF STANDARDBRED HORSES
AND ONE SHALL BE REPRESENTATIVE OF OWNERS AND BREEDERS  OF  THOROUGHBRED
HORSES.  THREE  OF  THE  APPOINTED  MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ON RETIRED
RACEHORSES SHALL BE REPRESENTATIVE OF: (A)  PERSONS  WITH  EXPERTISE  IN
TRAINING  HORSES  FOR  USES  OTHER  THAN RACING, SUCH AS RIDING SCHOOLS,
STEEPLECHASE COMPETITIONS,  SHOW  HORSE  COMPETITIONS  (E.G.,  DRESSAGE,
HUNTER/JUMPER,  ENGLISH,  WESTERN,  AND COSTUME COMPETITIONS), AND OTHER
RECREATIONAL USES, (B) PERSONS WITH EXPERIENCE IN THE POTENTIAL FARM  OR
OTHER  RURAL  ECONOMIC BUSINESS APPLICATIONS FOR HORSES, AND (C) PERSONS
FAMILIAR WITH THE USE OF HORSES FOR RECREATIONAL OR THERAPEUTIC USES.

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

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