senate Bill S6738

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting firearms as prizes in a game of chance not organized by an organization of veterans, volunteer firefighters or a police benevolent association

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Sep 23, 2019 referred to rules

S6738 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §195-d, Gen Muni L

S6738 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting firearms as prizes in a game of chance not organized by an organization of veterans, volunteer firefighters or a police benevolent association.

S6738 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6738 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6738

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in  relation  to  prohibiting
  firearms  as  prizes in a game of chance not organized by an organiza-
  tion of veterans, volunteer firefighters or a police benevolent  asso-
  ciation

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 195-d  of  the  general  municipal
law,  as  amended  by section 13 of part MM of chapter 59 of the laws of
2017, is amended to read as follows:
  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.  NO  FIREARM,  AS
DEFINED IN SECTION 265.00 OF THE PENAL LAW, SHALL BE OFFERED OR GIVEN AS
A  PRIZE  IN  ANY GAME OF CHANCE UNLESS THE AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION IS A
BONA FIDE ORGANIZATION OF VETERANS, VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS OR  A  POLICE
BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13825-01-9

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