senate Bill S509

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to participation in games of bingo by minors

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 11, 2019 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jan 29, 2019 2nd report cal.
Jan 28, 2019 1st report cal.62
Jan 09, 2019 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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Jan 28, 2019 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S509
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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: Jan 28, 2019

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S509 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1439
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §486, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6837, A8854

S509 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits participation in games of bingo by minors who are accompanied by an adult.

S509 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S509 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   509

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 participation
  in games of bingo by minors

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

  Section  1.  Section  486  of the general municipal law, as amended by
section 6 of part MM of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  §  486.  Participation by persons under the age of eighteen. No person
under the age of eighteen years shall be permitted to play any  game  or
games of bingo conducted pursuant to any license issued under this arti-
cle UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.  No person under the age of eighteen
years shall be permitted to conduct, operate or assist in the conduct of
any  game  of bingo conducted pursuant to any license issued pursuant to
this article. Nothing in this section shall  prevent  a  person  sixteen
years  of  age  or older from performing ancillary non-gaming activities
conducted in conjunction with any game of bingo  conducted  pursuant  to
any license pursuant to this article.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02686-01-9

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