senate Bill S8183

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Makes improvements to charitable gaming and makes technical changes

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Apr 23, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Apr 16, 2018 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

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Apr 23, 2018 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S8183
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Apr 23, 2018

S8183 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§476, 489, 186, 189 & 189-a, Gen Muni L; amd §435, Exec L

S8183 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes improvements to charitable gaming and makes technical changes.

S8183 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8183 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8183

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 16, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- (at request of the New York State Gaming
  Commission) -- 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 and the executive law, in
  relation to improvement of  charitable  gaming  and  making  technical
  changes

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

  Section 1. Section 476 of the general  municipal  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 14 to read as follows:
  14.  "ELECTRONIC  BINGO  AID"  MEANS ANY ELECTRONIC HARDWARE DEVICE OR
ELECTRONIC SYSTEM, WHETHER FIXED OR PORTABLE, OR ANY  SOFTWARE  USED  IN
CONJUNCTION  WITH  A  COMMON COMPUTER, DESIGNED TO ASSIST SIGHT-IMPAIRED
PLAYERS AND OTHERS IN THE PLAYING OF BINGO.
  § 2. Paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subdivision 2 and subdivision 3 of
section 435 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 437 of the  laws
of 1962, paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 337 of the
laws  of 1998, paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 as amended by section 1 of
part MM of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017, clause 1 of paragraph (c)  of
subdivision  2 as amended by chapter 371 of the laws of 1974, and subdi-
vision 3 as amended by chapter 889 of the laws of 1966, are amended  and
a new subdivision 4 is added to read as follows:
  (a)  The  commission  shall have the power to issue or, after hearing,
refuse to issue a license permitting a person, firm  or  corporation  to
sell  or  distribute to any other person, firm or corporation engaged in
business as a wholesaler, jobber, distributor or retailer of all  cards,
boards,  sheets,  pads  and  all  other  supplies, devices and equipment
designed for use in the play of bingo by an organization  duly  licensed
to  conduct  bingo  games  or  to  sell or distribute any such materials
directly to such an organization. For the purposes of this  section  the
words  "sell  or distribute" shall include, but shall not be limited to,
the following activities; offering for sale, receiving, handling,  main-
taining,  storing the same on behalf of such an organization, distribut-
ing or providing the same to such an organization, and offering for sale

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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