senate Bill S17

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to regulation of sports betting and mobile sports wagering in New York

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 09, 2019 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

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S17 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6113
Current Committee:
Senate Racing, Gaming And Wagering
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1367, 104, 1401 & 1009, add §1367-a, RWB L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7900, A11144

S17 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to regulation of sports betting and mobile sports wagering; implements a tax equivalent to eight and one-half percent of sports wagering gross revenue; requires reporting; provides for civil penalties for violations.

S17 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S17 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   17

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and  Wager-
  ing

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to regulation of sports betting

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

  Section 1. Section 1367 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breed-
ing law, as added by chapter 174 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read
as follows:
  § 1367. Sports wagering. 1. As used in this section:
  (a)  "AFFILIATE"  MEANS  ANY OFF-TRACK BETTING CORPORATION, FRANCHISED
CORPORATION, OR RACE TRACK LICENSED PURSUANT  TO  THIS  CHAPTER,  OR  AN
OPERATOR  OF  VIDEO  LOTTERY  GAMING  AT  AQUEDUCT  LICENSED PURSUANT TO
SECTION SIXTEEN HUNDRED SEVENTEEN-A OF THE TAX LAW, WHICH HAS  A  MOBILE
SPORTS  WAGERING  AGREEMENT  WITH  A CASINO PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTEEN
HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN-A OF THIS TITLE;
  (B) "AGENT" MEANS AN ENTITY  THAT  IS  PARTY  TO  A  CONTRACT  WITH  A
LICENSED  GAMING  FACILITY  AUTHORIZED  TO  OPERATE A SPORTS POOL AND IS
APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION TO OPERATE A SPORTS POOL ON  BEHALF  OF  SUCH
LICENSED GAMING FACILITY;
  (C)  "AUTHORIZED  SPORTS BETTOR" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS PHYSICALLY
PRESENT IN THIS STATE WHEN PLACING A SPORTS WAGER, WHO IS NOT A  PROHIB-
ITED  SPORTS  BETTOR,  THAT PARTICIPATES IN SPORTS WAGERING OFFERED BY A
CASINO. THE INTERMEDIATE ROUTING OF ELECTRONIC DATA IN  CONNECTION  WITH
MOBILE  SPORTS WAGERING SHALL NOT DETERMINE THE LOCATION OR LOCATIONS IN
WHICH A WAGER IS INITIATED, RECEIVED OR OTHERWISE MADE;
  (D) "BRAND" MEANS THE NAME AND LOGO  ON  THE  INTERFACE  OF  A  MOBILE
APPLICATION OR INTERNET WEBSITE ACCESSED VIA A MOBILE DEVICE OR COMPUTER
WHICH AUTHORIZED SPORTS BETTORS USE TO ACCESS A SPORTS BETTING PLATFORM;

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

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