senate Bill S1454

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates the racing fan advisory council

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee


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Jan 12, 2021 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S1454 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1702
Current Committee:
Senate Racing, Gaming And Wagering
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
2019-2020: S5476, A4709

S1454 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to creating the racing fan advisory council.

S1454 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1454 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1454
 
                        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, 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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