senate Bill S8801

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to decreasing the tax rate on gaming revenues from slot machines on certain facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Apr 25, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Apr 19, 2022 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

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Apr 25, 2022 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S8801
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Apr 25, 2022

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S8801 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10035
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1351, RWB L

S8801 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Decreases the tax rate on gaming revenues from slot machines in facilities in region 5 of zone 2; requires such facilities to report on the use of the retained funds for the creation of new jobs or rehiring laid-off employees.

S8801 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8801 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8801
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 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 the tax on gaming revenues in certain regions; and provid-
   ing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  1 of section 1351 of the
 racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as amended by  section  1
 of  part  OOO  of  chapter 59 of the laws of 2021, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (a) For a gaming facility in zone two, there is hereby imposed  a  tax
 on  gross  gaming  revenues.  The amount of such tax imposed shall be as
 follows; provided, however, should a licensee  have  agreed  within  its
 application  to  supplement  the  tax  with  a  binding supplemental fee
 payment exceeding the aforementioned tax rate, such tax and supplemental
 fee shall apply for a gaming facility:
   (1) in region two, forty-five percent of  gross  gaming  revenue  from
 slot  machines  and  ten  percent of gross gaming revenue from all other
 sources.
   (2) in region one, thirty-nine percent of gross  gaming  revenue  from
 slot  machines  and  ten  percent of gross gaming revenue from all other
 sources.
   (3) in region five FOR THE CASINO LOCATED IN NICHOLS, NEW YORK, [thir-
 ty-seven] THIRTY percent of gross gaming revenue from slot machines  and
 ten percent of gross gaming revenue from all other sources.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 1351 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering
 and  breeding  law,  as  added  by  chapter  174 of the laws of 2013, is
 amended to read as follows:
   1. For a gaming facility in zone two, there is hereby imposed a tax on
 gross gaming revenues. The amount  of  such  tax  imposed  shall  be  as
 follows;  provided,  however,  should  a licensee have agreed within its
 application to supplement  the  tax  with  a  binding  supplemental  fee
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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