senate Bill S17A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the regulation of sports betting and mobile sports wagering

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 13, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 02, 2019 print number 17a
May 02, 2019 amend and recommit to racing, gaming and wagering
Jan 09, 2019 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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May 13, 2019 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: May 13, 2019

aye wr (1)

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S17 (ACTIVE) - Details

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

S17 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for regulation of sports betting and mobile sports wagering; defines terms; implements a tax equivalent to eight and one-half percent of sports wagering gross revenue; requires reporting (view more) provides for civil penalties for violations; makes related provisions.

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

Co-Sponsors

S17A (ACTIVE) - Details

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

S17A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for regulation of sports betting and mobile sports wagering; defines terms; implements a tax equivalent to eight and one-half percent of sports wagering gross revenue; requires reporting (view more) provides for civil penalties for violations; makes related provisions.

S17A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S17A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  17--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ADDABBO, FUNKE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Racing,  Gaming
  and  Wagering -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

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) "AGENT" MEANS AN ENTITY THAT IS PARTY TO A CONTRACT WITH A  CASINO
AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE A SPORTS POOL AND IS APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION TO
OPERATE A SPORTS POOL ON BEHALF OF SUCH CASINO;
  (B)  "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.  ALL SPORTS WAGERS PLACED IN ACCORDANCE WITH  THIS  SECTION  ARE
CONSIDERED PLACED OR OTHERWISE MADE WHEN RECEIVED BY THE OPERATOR AT THE
LICENSED  GAMING  FACILITY, REGARDLESS OF THE AUTHORIZED SPORTS BETTOR'S
PHYSICAL LOCATION AT THE TIME THE SPORTS WAGER IS INITIATED.  THE INTER-
MEDIATE 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;
  (C) "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;
  (D)  "Casino"  means  a  licensed gaming facility at which gambling is
conducted pursuant to the provisions of this article;

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

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