senate Bill S5703

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of health to commission a statewide evaluation regarding the extent of gambling by New York state residents

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Current Bill Status Via A591 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 06, 2019 signed chap.576
Nov 26, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1567
substituted for s5703
Jun 18, 2019 substituted by a591
ordered to third reading cal.1567
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 13, 2019 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

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S5703 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A591
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7055
2017-2018: S8738, A5083

S5703 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to commission a statewide evaluation regarding the extent of gambling by New York state residents.

S5703 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5703 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5703

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- 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  commissioning  a
  statewide  evaluation  regarding  the  extent  of gambling by New York
  state residents

  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 a new subdivision (k) to read as follows:
  (K) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK  STATE  GAMING
COMMISSION,  IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO COMMISSION A STATEWIDE EVALU-
ATION REGARDING THE EXTENT OF GAMBLING  BY  NEW  YORK  STATE  RESIDENTS,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE LOTTERY, HORSE RACING, NATIVE AMERICAN
CASINOS,  INTERNET  GAMBLING, SPORTS BETTING, AND POKER. SUCH EVALUATION
SHALL BE DELIVERED TO THE GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE NO LATER THAN  DECEM-
BER  FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE. THE EVALUATION SHALL BE PREPARED
BY AN INDEPENDENT ENTITY AND SELECTED THROUGH  A  REQUEST  FOR  PROPOSAL
PROCESS.  SUCH EVALUATION SHALL INCLUDE:
  (1)  THE PERCENTAGE OF NEW YORK RESIDENTS PARTICIPATING IN EACH GAMBL-
ING ACTIVITY BY:
  (A) AGE;
  (B) RACE;
  (C) INCOME;
  (D) EDUCATION;
  (E) SEX; AND
  (F) ANY OTHER DEMOGRAPHIC THAT WOULD BE RELEVANT  TO  THE  EVALUATION;
AND
  (2)  AN  ESTIMATE OF THE AMOUNT OF MONEY BEING WAGERED AND LOST BY NEW
YORK RESIDENTS IN EACH GAMBLING ACTIVITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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