assembly Bill A591

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of health to commission a statewide evaluation regarding the extent of gambling by New York state residents

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 06, 2019 signed chap.576
Nov 26, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1567
substituted for s5703
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 17, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.319
rules report cal.319
reported
Jun 14, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jan 23, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 09, 2019 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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A591 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5703
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7055
2017-2018: A5083, S8738

A591 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to commission a statewide evaluation regarding the extent of gambling by New York state residents.

A591 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   591

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, CRESPO, DAVILA, BARRON -- read once
  and referred 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-THREE. THE EVALUATION SHALL  BE  PREPARED
BY  AN  INDEPENDENT  ENTITY  AND SELECTED THROUGH A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
PROCESS.  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