senate Bill S8986

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the composition of the local advisory board for the Belmont racetrack facility

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 referred to racing and wagering
Jun 19, 2018 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 18, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.1900
Jun 11, 2018 referred to rules

S8986 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §212, RWB L

S8986 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the composition of the local advisory board for the Belmont racetrack facility; 15 members designated by the temporary president of the senate; speaker of the assembly and the franchised corporation.

S8986 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8986 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8986

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 11, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. PHILLIPS -- 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  the  composition  of  the  local  advisory board for the
  Belmont racetrack facility

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  6  of section 212 of the racing, pari-mutuel
wagering and breeding law, as added by chapter 18 of the laws  of  2008,
is amended to read as follows:
  6.  Within thirty days following the appointment of the members of the
franchise oversight board, the members  of  the  oversight  board  shall
establish  a local advisory board for each racing operation comprised of
the following members to meet at least twice yearly:
  a. The local advisory board for the Saratoga racetrack facility  shall
be  comprised of fifteen members and include five designees from each of
the following: the board of supervisors, the mayor of the city of  Sara-
toga and the franchised corporation.
  b.  The local advisory board for the Aqueduct racetrack facility shall
be comprised of fifteen members, nine of whom shall be designees of  New
York  City Queens Community Board Ten, three designees of the franchised
corporation and three designees of the video lottery gaming operator.
  C. THE LOCAL ADVISORY BOARD FOR THE BELMONT RACETRACK  FACILITY  SHALL
BE  COMPRISED OF FIFTEEN MEMBERS AND INCLUDE FIVE DESIGNEES FROM EACH OF
THE FOLLOWING: THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE
ASSEMBLY AND  THE  FRANCHISED  CORPORATION.  ALL  SUCH  DESIGNEES  SHALL
RESIDE,  WORK  OR  OWN A BUSINESS WITHIN FIVE MILES OF THE BELMONT RACE-
TRACK FACILITY; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, NO ONE SHALL DESIGNATE MORE THAN  TWO
INDIVIDUALS FROM ANY ONE COMMUNITY OR VILLAGE. THE BOARD SHALL ADVISE ON
MATTERS RELEVANT TO THE OPERATIONS AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS OF THE FRAN-
CHISED  CORPORATION  AT  THE BELMONT RACETRACK FACILITY. TO AVOID DUPLI-
CATION, THE ADVISORY BOARD SHALL NOT ADVISE ON THE PROPOSED  DEVELOPMENT
BEING  SEPARATELY REVIEWED BY THE COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE FORMED BY
THE EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

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

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