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|May 10, 2018||referred to alcoholism and drug abuse|
senate Bill S8738
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Alcoholism And Drug Abuse Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
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S8738 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8738 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8738 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to commissioning a statewide evaluation regarding the extent of gambling by New York state residents PURPOSE: This bill determines the extent to which New York state residents utilize gambling opportunities as well as the financial effect of such gambling activity. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends Section 19.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new subdivision (j). Section two sets forth the effective date.
S8738 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8738 I N S E N A T E May 10, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to commissioning a statewide evaluation regarding the extent of gambling by New York state residents THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 19.09 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new subdivision (k) to read as follows: (K) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK STATE GAMING COMMISSION, IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO COMMISSION A STATEWIDE EVALU- ATION REGARDING THE EXTENT OF GAMBLING BY NEW YORK STATE RESIDENTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE LOTTERY, HORSE RACING, NATIVE AMERICAN CASINOS, INTERNET GAMBLING, SPORTS BETTING, AND POKER. SUCH EVALUATION SHALL BE DELIVERED TO THE GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE NO LATER THAN DECEM- BER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE. THE EVALUATION SHALL BE PREPARED BY AN INDEPENDENT ENTITY AND SELECTED THROUGH A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL PROC- ESS. SUCH EVALUATION SHALL INCLUDE: (1) THE PERCENTAGE OF NEW YORK RESIDENTS PARTICIPATING IN EACH GAMBL- ING ACTIVITY BY: (A) AGE; (B) RACE; (C) INCOME; (D) EDUCATION; (E) SEX; AND (F) ANY OTHER DEMOGRAPHIC THAT WOULD BE RELEVANT TO THE EVALUATION; AND (2) AN ESTIMATE OF THE AMOUNT OF MONEY BEING WAGERED AND LOST BY NEW YORK RESIDENTS IN EACH GAMBLING ACTIVITY. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05417-01-7
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