senate Bill S3103A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council

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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
Jun 11, 2019 amended on third reading 3103a
Mar 07, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 06, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 05, 2019 1st report cal.228
Feb 11, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Feb 04, 2019 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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Mar 5, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S3103
18
2
committee
18
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 11, 2019 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S3103
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2019

nay (2)

Co-Sponsors

S3103 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A590
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25.04, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7058
2017-2018: A5081

S3103 - Summary

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council.

S3103 - Sponsor Memo

S3103 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3103

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- 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, in relation to establishing the
  problem gambling advisory council

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

  Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
25.04 to read as follows:
§ 25.04 PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL.
  (A) CREATION AND PURPOSE.    THE  PROBLEM  GAMBLING  ADVISORY  COUNCIL
(HEREINAFTER  THE  "COUNCIL")  IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. THE PURPOSE OF THE
COUNCIL IS TO MAKE FINDINGS AND  RECOMMENDATIONS  TO  THE  GOVERNOR  AND
LEGISLATURE ON HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT PROBLEM GAMBLING IN THE STATE OF
NEW YORK.
  (B)  COMPOSITION. THE COUNCIL SHALL CONSIST OF ELEVEN MEMBERS, INCLUD-
ING THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF  ALCOHOLISM  AND  SUBSTANCE  ABUSE
SERVICES,  THE  CHAIR  OF  THE  GAMING  COMMISSION,  AND NINE ADDITIONAL
MEMBERS:   FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY  THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE
SENATE;  FOUR  MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY; AND ONE
MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE TEMPORARY PRES-
IDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL  EACH  APPOINT
AT  LEAST  TWO  REPRESENTATIVES  OF  COMMUNITY-BASED  BEHAVIORAL  HEALTH
SERVICES PROVIDERS.
  (C) DUTIES OF THE COUNCIL. THE COUNCIL SHALL  MEET  AS  FREQUENTLY  AS
NECESSARY,  BUT NOT LESS THAN TWO TIMES PER YEAR. MEETINGS SHALL BE HELD
AT LOCATIONS DETERMINED BY THE COUNCIL.  ALL  MEETINGS  OF  THE  COUNCIL
SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW. THE COUNCIL SHALL:
  1.  DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND STRATEGIES TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY AND ACCESS
TO PROBLEM GAMBLING PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES,  INCLUDING  INFORMATION  AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04068-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S3103A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A590
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25.04, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7058
2017-2018: A5081

S3103A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the problem gambling advisory council.

S3103A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3103A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3103--A
    Cal. No. 228

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BIAGGI,  GAUGHRAN,  GOUNARDES  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Alcoholism and Substance Abuse -- reported favorably from said commit-
  tee  and  committed  to the Committee on Finance -- reported favorably
  from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to  a
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing  the
  problem gambling advisory council

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

  Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
25.04 to read as follows:
§ 25.04 PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL.
  (A)  CREATION  AND  PURPOSE.    THE  PROBLEM GAMBLING ADVISORY COUNCIL
(HEREINAFTER THE "COUNCIL") IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. THE  PURPOSE  OF  THE
COUNCIL  IS  TO  MAKE  FINDINGS  AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNOR AND
LEGISLATURE ON HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT PROBLEM GAMBLING IN THE STATE OF
NEW YORK.
  (B) COMPOSITION.  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL  CONSIST  OF  THIRTEEN  MEMBERS,
INCLUDING  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE
ABUSE SERVICES, THE CHAIR OF THE GAMING  COMMISSION,  AND  ELEVEN  ADDI-
TIONAL  MEMBERS:    FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
THE SENATE; FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE  ASSEMBLY;  ONE
MEMBER  APPOINTED  BY  THE  MINORITY  LEADER  OF  THE SENATE; ONE MEMBER
APPOINTED BY THE  MINORITY  LEADER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY;  AND  ONE  MEMBER
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
THE  SENATE  AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY SHALL EACH APPOINT AT LEAST
TWO  REPRESENTATIVES  OF  COMMUNITY-BASED  BEHAVIORAL  HEALTH   SERVICES
PROVIDERS.

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

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