senate Bill S5476

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to creating the racing fan advisory council

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 27, 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.365
Jan 08, 2020 referred to racing, gaming and wagering
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 29, 2019 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 15, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2019 1st report cal.657
May 02, 2019 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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

S5476
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committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Feb 10, 2020

excused (1)

May 13, 2019 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S5476
7
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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: May 13, 2019

S5476 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4709
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add §103-a, RWB L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5303, A8216
2017-2018: S3158, A4414

S5476 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to creating the racing fan advisory council.

S5476 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5476 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5476

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
  relation to creating the racing fan advisory council

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

  Section  1.  The  racing,  pari-mutuel  wagering  and  breeding law is
amended by adding a new section 103-a to read as follows:
  § 103-A. RACING FAN ADVISORY COUNCIL. THERE IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  A
RACING  FAN ADVISORY COUNCIL WITHIN THE COMMISSION WHICH WILL OPERATE AS
FOLLOWS:
  1. THE COUNCIL SHALL BE COMPOSED OF FIVE MEMBERS. NONE OF THE  MEMBERS
OF  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL BE EMPLOYEES OR OFFICERS OF THE COMMISSION OR BE
PAID EMPLOYEES, LOBBYISTS, OR OFFICERS OF  ANY  LICENSED  OR  FRANCHISED
RACETRACK  OR OFF-TRACK BETTING CORPORATION OR ANY NONPROFIT CORPORATION
WHICH REPRESENTS BREEDERS OR HORSEMEN. MEMBERS SHALL BE  SELECTED  BASED
ON  THEIR  LONG-TERM  INVOLVEMENT  AND  INTEREST  IN,  KNOWLEDGE OF, AND
DEVOTION TO THE SPORT OF HORSE RACING AS FANS OF THE SPORT. FIVE PERSONS
SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE EXECUTIVE  DIRECTOR  OF  THE  COMMISSION.  ONE
PERSON  SHALL BE APPOINTED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF
THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON RACING, GAMING  AND  WAGERING,  AND  ONE  PERSON
SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY  THE  CHAIRPERSON  OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON
RACING AND WAGERING.
  2. THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE COUNCIL SHALL BE SELECTED BY  THE  EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR  OF THE COMMISSION. THE DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON SHALL BE SELECTED BY
A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE COUNCIL FROM AMONG THE PERSONS APPOINTED  AT  THE
RECOMMENDATION OF THE CHAIRPERSONS OF THE DESIGNATED LEGISLATIVE COMMIT-
TEES.
  3.  THE  MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL SHALL SERVE FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS
WITH ALL TERMS BEGINNING SEPTEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN.  IN  THE

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

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