senate Bill S3301

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing licensed authorized organizations to conduct certain poker tournaments as licensed games of chance fundraisers

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2020 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 12, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 11, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 10, 2020 1st report cal.364
Jan 08, 2020 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 29, 2019 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 10, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 09, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 08, 2019 1st report cal.376
Feb 05, 2019 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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Feb 10, 2020 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S3301
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Feb 10, 2020

excused (1)

Apr 8, 2019 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S3301
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Apr 8, 2019

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S3301 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7307
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§185, 186, 189, 195-d & 195-e, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S767, A8832
2011-2012: S4662, A6297
2013-2014: S876, A208
2015-2016: S1631, A4052
2017-2018: S988, A5420

S3301 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes licensed authorized organizations to conduct certain poker tournaments as licensed games of chance fundraisers.

S3301 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3301 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3301

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- 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 poker tourna-
  ments

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

  Section  1.    Section 185 of the general municipal law, as amended by
chapter 574 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  § 185. Short title; purpose of article. This article  shall  be  known
and  may  be cited as the games of chance licensing law. The legislature
hereby declares that the raising of funds for the promotion of bona fide
charitable, educational, scientific,  health,  religious  and  patriotic
causes and undertakings, where the beneficiaries are undetermined, is in
the  public  interest.  It  hereby finds that, as conducted prior to the
enactment of this article, games of chance were the subject of exploita-
tion by professional gamblers, promoters, and commercial interests,  AND
IT  FINDS  FURTHER  THAT  TOURNAMENTS  OF  THE VARIOUS GAMES OF POKER AS
OFFERED BY AUTHORIZED  ORGANIZATIONS  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF
SECTION  NINE  OF ARTICLE ONE OF THE NEW YORK STATE CONSTITUTION, SHOULD
BE REGULATED UNDER THIS ARTICLE. It is hereby declared to be the  policy
of  the  legislature  that  all phases of the supervision, licensing and
regulation of games of chance and of the conduct  of  games  of  chance,
should  be closely controlled and that the laws and regulations pertain-
ing thereto should be strictly construed and rigidly enforced; that  the
conduct  of the game and all attendant activities should be so regulated
and adequate controls so instituted as to  discourage  commercialization
of  gambling  in all its forms, including the rental of commercial prem-
ises for games of chance, and to ensure a maximum  availability  of  the
net  proceeds  of  games  of  chance  exclusively for application to the
worthy causes and undertakings specified herein; that  the  only  justi-

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

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