senate Bill S7900A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to regulation of sports betting and mobile sports wagering in New York

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Finance Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2018 print number 7900a
May 21, 2018 amend and recommit to finance
Mar 13, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Mar 07, 2018 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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

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Committee Vote: Mar 13, 2018

aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

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S7900 - Details

Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1367, 104 & 1401, add §1367-a, RWB L

S7900 - Summary

Relates to regulation of sports betting and mobile sports wagering; implements a tax equivalent to eight and one-half percent of sports wagering gross revenue to be paid to the commercial gaming revenue fund; requires reporting.

S7900 - Sponsor Memo

S7900 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7900

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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 racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to regulation of sports betting

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

  Section 1. Section 1367 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breed-
ing law, as added by chapter 174 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read
as follows:
  S 1367. Sports wagering. 1. As used in this section:
  (a)  "AFFILIATE"  MEANS  ANY OFF-TRACK BETTING CORPORATION, FRANCHISED
CORPORATION, OR RACE TRACK LICENSED PURSUANT  TO  THIS  CHAPTER,  OR  AN
OPERATOR  OF  VIDEO  LOTTERY  GAMING  AT  AQUEDUCT  LICENSED PURSUANT TO
SECTION SIXTEEN HUNDRED SEVENTEEN-A OF THE TAX LAW, WHICH HAS  A  MOBILE
SPORTS  WAGERING  AGREEMENT  WITH  A CASINO PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTEEN
HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN-A OF THIS TITLE;
  (B) "AGENT" MEANS AN ENTITY  THAT  IS  PARTY  TO  A  CONTRACT  WITH  A
LICENSED  GAMING  FACILITY  AUTHORIZED  TO  OPERATE A SPORTS POOL AND IS
APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION TO OPERATE A SPORTS POOL ON  BEHALF  OF  SUCH
LICENSED GAMING FACILITY;
  (C)  "AUTHORIZED  SPORTS BETTOR" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS PHYSICALLY
PRESENT IN THIS STATE WHEN PLACING A SPORTS WAGER, WHO IS NOT A  PROHIB-
ITED  SPORTS  BETTOR,  THAT PARTICIPATES IN SPORTS WAGERING OFFERED BY A
CASINO. THE INTERMEDIATE ROUTING OF ELECTRONIC DATA IN  CONNECTION  WITH
MOBILE  SPORTS WAGERING SHALL NOT DETERMINE THE LOCATION OR LOCATIONS IN
WHICH A WAGER IS INITIATED, RECEIVED OR OTHERWISE MADE;
  (D) "Casino" means a licensed gaming facility  at  which  gambling  is
conducted  pursuant  to  the  provisions of this article OR THE AGENT OF
SUCH LICENSED GAMING FACILITY;
  [(b)] (E) "Commission" means the commission  established  pursuant  to
section one hundred two of this chapter;
  [(c)]  (F)  "Collegiate  sport  or  athletic  event"  means a sport or
athletic event offered or sponsored by or played in  connection  with  a

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

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S7900A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1367, 104 & 1401, add §1367-a, RWB L

S7900A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to regulation of sports betting and mobile sports wagering; implements a tax equivalent to eight and one-half percent of sports wagering gross revenue to be paid to the commercial gaming revenue fund; requires reporting.

S7900A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7900A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7900--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BONACIC, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BROOKS, FUNKE, GALLIVAN,
  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering -- reported
  favorably from said  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on
  Finance  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  in
  relation to regulation of sports betting

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

  Section 1. Section 1367 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breed-
ing law, as added by chapter 174 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read
as follows:
  S 1367. Sports wagering. 1. As used in this section:
  (a) "AFFILIATE" MEANS ANY OFF-TRACK  BETTING  CORPORATION,  FRANCHISED
CORPORATION,  OR  RACE  TRACK  LICENSED  PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER, OR AN
OPERATOR OF VIDEO  LOTTERY  GAMING  AT  AQUEDUCT  LICENSED  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION  SIXTEEN  HUNDRED SEVENTEEN-A OF THE TAX LAW, WHICH HAS A MOBILE
SPORTS WAGERING AGREEMENT WITH A CASINO  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  THIRTEEN
HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN-A OF THIS TITLE;
  (B)  "AGENT"  MEANS  AN  ENTITY  THAT  IS  PARTY  TO A CONTRACT WITH A
LICENSED GAMING FACILITY AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE  A  SPORTS  POOL  AND  IS
APPROVED  BY  THE  COMMISSION TO OPERATE A SPORTS POOL ON BEHALF OF SUCH
LICENSED GAMING FACILITY;
  (C) "AUTHORIZED SPORTS BETTOR" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO  IS  PHYSICALLY
PRESENT  IN THIS STATE WHEN PLACING A SPORTS WAGER, WHO IS NOT A PROHIB-
ITED SPORTS BETTOR, THAT PARTICIPATES IN SPORTS WAGERING  OFFERED  BY  A
CASINO.  THE  INTERMEDIATE ROUTING OF ELECTRONIC DATA IN CONNECTION WITH
MOBILE SPORTS WAGERING SHALL NOT DETERMINE THE LOCATION OR LOCATIONS  IN
WHICH A WAGER IS INITIATED, RECEIVED OR OTHERWISE MADE;
  (D)  "Casino"  means  a  licensed gaming facility at which gambling is
conducted pursuant to the provisions of this article  OR  THE  AGENT  OF
SUCH LICENSED GAMING FACILITY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14923-03-8

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