|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
|Jun 20, 2019||committed to rules|
|Apr 10, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 09, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 08, 2019||1st report cal.375|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
senate Bill S177
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S177 (ACTIVE) - Details
S177 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Authorizes housing authorities to operate bingo games; adds guests invited by residents of any apartment, condominium or cooperative complex, housing authority, retirement community, or other group residential complex or facility to the scope of application; allows games to be conducted two days per week; makes related provisions.
S177 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S177 SPONSOR: HELMING TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the operation of bingo games PURPOSE: This bill provides provisions related to bingo games for housing author- ities and retirement communities. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 Amends the general municipal law to provide provisions related to bingo for housing authorities and retirement communities. Section 2 sets an immediate effective date.
S177 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 177 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HELMING -- 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 general municipal law, in relation to the operation of bingo games THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Clause (B) of subparagraph (i) of paragraph (b) of subdivi- sion 2 of section 495-a of the general municipal law, as amended by chapter 441 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: (B) within any apartment, condominium or cooperative complex, HOUSING AUTHORITY, retirement community, or other group residential complex or facility where (I) [sponsored by the operator of or an association related to such complex, community or facility, (II)] such games are conducted solely for the purpose of amusement and recreation of its residents AND GUESTS INVITED BY SUCH RESIDENTS, [(III)] (II) no player or other person furnishes anything of MORE THAN ONE DOLLAR IN value PER GAME for the opportunity to participate, [(IV)] (III) the value of the prizes shall not exceed ten dollars for any one game or a total of one hundred fifty dollars in any calendar day, [(V)] (IV) such games are not conducted on more than [fifteen] TWO days during any calendar [year] WEEK, and [(VI)] (V) no person [other than an employee or volunteer of such complex, community or facility conducts or assists] IS PAID TO CONDUCT OR ASSIST in conducting the game or games. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04987-01-9
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