|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 12, 2021||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
senate Bill S1439
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1439 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1439 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1439 SPONSOR: ADDABBO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law and the penal law, in relation to interactive fantasy sports contests; and to repeal certain provisions of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law relating thereto PURPOSE: To update the provisions of article 14 of the racing, pari-mutuel wager- ing and breeding law relating to the offering and participation in interactive fantasy sports contests and ensure the continued opportunity for. New Yorkers to participate in such contests, and to provide for the severability of statutes pertaining to interactive fantasy sports contests. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
S1439 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1439 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 12, 2021 ___________ 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 and the penal law, in relation to interactive fantasy sports contests; and to repeal certain provisions of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1412 of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breed- ing law is REPEALED. § 2. The racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law is amended by adding a new section 1413 to read as follows: § 1413. SEVERABILITY. IF ANY CLAUSE, SENTENCE, PARAGRAPH, SECTION OR PART OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE ADJUDGED BY ANY COURT OF COMPETENT JURIS- DICTION TO BE INVALID AND AFTER EXHAUSTION OF ALL FURTHER JUDICIAL REVIEW, THE JUDGMENT SHALL NOT AFFECT, IMPAIR OR INVALIDATE THE REMAIN- DER THEREOF, BUT SHALL BE CONFINED IN ITS OPERATION TO THE CLAUSE, SENTENCE, PARAGRAPH, SECTION OR PART OF THIS ARTICLE DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN THE CONTROVERSY IN WHICH THE JUDGMENT SHALL HAVE BEEN RENDERED. § 3. Subdivision 1 of section 225.00 of the penal law is amended and two new subdivisions 30 and 31 are added to read as follows: 1. "Contest of chance" means any contest, game, gaming scheme or gaming device in which the outcome depends in a material degree upon an element of chance, notwithstanding that skill of the contestants may also be a factor therein. AN INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS CONTEST IS NOT A CONTEST OF CHANCE. 30. "INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS CONTEST" SHALL MEAN A GAME OF SKILL WHEREIN ONE OR MORE CONTESTANTS COMPETE AGAINST EACH OTHER BY USING THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF ATHLETIC EVENTS AND ATHLETES TO SELECT AND MANAGE ROSTERS OF SIMULATED PLAYERS WHOSE PERFORMANCE DIRECT- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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