senate Bill S1977

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to compulsive gambling assistance

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 08, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2019 1st report cal.579
Jan 18, 2019 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

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May 6, 2019 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S1977
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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Committee Vote: May 6, 2019

S1977 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2729
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L; amd §111, RWB L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7795, A10025
2013-2014: S3394, A2243
2015-2016: S2860, A1058
2017-2018: S3054, A3856

S1977 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to compulsive gambling assistance.

S1977 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1977 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1977

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
  Abuse

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental  hygiene law and the racing, pari-mutuel
  wagering and breeding law, in relation to compulsive gambling  assist-
  ance

  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 two new subdivisions (k) and (l) to read as follows:
  (K)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  CREATE  EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS REGARDING
COMPULSIVE GAMBLING FOR THE PURPOSE OF EDUCATING INDIVIDUALS THAT VOLUN-
TARILY PLACE THEMSELVES ON A SELF EXCLUSION LIST OF  AN  ASSOCIATION  OR
CORPORATION  LICENSED  OR  ENFRANCHISED  BY  THE  NEW  YORK STATE GAMING
COMMISSION PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE  RACING,  PARI-
MUTUEL  WAGERING  AND  BREEDING  LAW  IMMEDIATELY UPON PLACEMENT ON SUCH
LIST. THE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE ON  THE  WEBSITE
OF  THE  OFFICE  AND  SHALL  INCLUDE  BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO RESOURCES TO
TREATMENT.
  (L) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK  STATE  GAMING
COMMISSION  SHALL  ESTABLISH  A PROBLEM GAMBLING EDUCATION PROGRAM TO BE
COMPLETED BY ALL INDIVIDUALS THAT  HAVE  PLACED  THEMSELVES  ON  A  SELF
EXCLUSION  LIST  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION ONE HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE RACING,
PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING AND BREEDING LAW, WHOM SUBSEQUENTLY REQUEST REMOVAL
FROM SUCH EXCLUSION LIST. THIS EDUCATION PROGRAM SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE
ON THE WEBSITES OF BOTH THE OFFICE AND THE NEW YORK STATE GAMING COMMIS-
SION AND SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO RESOURCES TO TREATMENT.
  § 2. Paragraphs (a) and (c) of subdivision 2 of  section  111  of  the
racing,  pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as added by section 1 of
part A of chapter 60 of the  laws  of  2012,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:

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

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