|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
|Oct 13, 2017||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6910
Current Bill Status - In Senate Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6910 - Details
S6910 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6910 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to establishing the commission on retired racehorses PURPOSE : The purpose of the commission is to monitor the whereabouts and treatment of retired racehorses to further prevent the illegal transport of horses into the inhumane international slaughter industry. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1. The racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law is amended by adding a new article 7A. Section 2. Effective date. JUSTIFICATION : Horses have played a significant role in the history and culture of the United States; more specifically, horses in the racing industry have generated billions of dollars for the state of New York.
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. S 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. LBD08686-01-7
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