senate Bill S940A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing alcoholic beverages as prizes in any game of chance

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 28, 2018 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 30, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 29, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2018 1st report cal.253
Jan 11, 2018 print number 940a
Jan 11, 2018 amend and recommit to racing, gaming and wagering
Jan 03, 2018 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 22, 2017 referred to racing and wagering
Mar 21, 2017 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 07, 2017 advanced to third reading
Feb 06, 2017 2nd report cal.
Jan 31, 2017 1st report cal.111
Jan 05, 2017 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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

S940A
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committee
11
Aye
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Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Jan 23, 2018

Jan 31, 2017 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S940
11
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committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S940 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4568
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§195-d & 190-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6265, A8623

S940 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing alcoholic beverages as prizes in any game of chance.

S940 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S940 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   940

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. FUNKE, CROCI, RANZENHOFER -- 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, in relation to allowing alco-
  holic beverages as prizes in any game of chance

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

  Section 1. Section 195-d of the general municipal law, as  amended  by
chapter 637 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  §  195-d.  Charge  for  admission and participation; amount of prizes;
award of prizes. A fee may be charged by any licensee for  admission  to
any  game  or  games  of chance conducted under any license issued under
this article. The clerk or department may in its discretion fix a  mini-
mum  fee.  With  the  exception  of  bell jars, coin boards, seal cards,
merchandise boards, and raffles, every winner shall  be  determined  and
every  prize shall be awarded and delivered within the same calendar day
as that upon which the game was played. [No alcoholic beverage shall  be
offered or given as a prize in any game of chance.]
  §  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 190-a of the general municipal law, as
added by chapter 400 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  3. No person under the age of eighteen shall  be  permitted  to  play,
operate  or  assist  in  any  raffle conducted pursuant to this section.
WHERE ANY SUCH RAFFLE AWARDS A PRIZE CONTAINING ALCOHOL, NO PERSON UNDER
THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE SHALL BE PERMITTED TO PLAY, OPERATE OR  ASSIST  IN
SUCH RAFFLE CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04271-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S940A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4568
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§195-d & 190-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6265, A8623

S940A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing alcoholic beverages as prizes in any game of chance.

S940A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S940A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 940--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. FUNKE, CROCI, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Racing,
  Gaming  and Wagering -- recommitted to the Committee on Racing, Gaming
  and Wagering in accordance with Senate Rule 6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to allowing alco-
  holic beverages as prizes in any game of chance

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

  Section 1. Section 195-d of the general municipal law, as  amended  by
section  13  of part MM of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017, subdivision 3
as amended by chapter 464 of the laws of 2017, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  §  195-d.  Charge  for  admission and participation; amount of prizes;
award of prizes. 1. A fee may be charged by any licensee  for  admission
to  any game or games of chance conducted under any license issued under
this article. The clerk or department may in its discretion fix a  mini-
mum fee.
  2.  With the exception of bell jars, coin boards, seal cards, merchan-
dise boards and raffles, every winner  shall  be  determined  and  every
prize  shall  be  awarded  and delivered within the same calendar day as
that upon which the game was played. [No  alcoholic  beverage  shall  be
offered or given as a prize in any game of chance.]
  3.  A  player  may  purchase  a chance with cash or, if the authorized
organization wishes, with a personal check, credit card or debit card.
  § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 190-a of the general municipal  law,  as
added by chapter 400 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  No  person  under  the age of eighteen shall be permitted to play,
operate or assist in any raffle  conducted  pursuant  to  this  section.
WHERE ANY SUCH RAFFLE AWARDS A PRIZE CONTAINING ALCOHOL, NO PERSON UNDER
THE  AGE  OF TWENTY-ONE SHALL BE PERMITTED TO PLAY, OPERATE OR ASSIST IN
SUCH RAFFLE CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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