senate Bill S2606

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the operation of bingo games

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Mar 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2021 1st report cal.436
Jan 22, 2021 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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Mar 1, 2021 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S2606
7
0
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: Mar 1, 2021

S2606 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8216
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §495-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8721
2019-2020: S177

S2606 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes housing authorities to operate bingo games; adds guests invited by residents of any apartment, condominium or cooperative complex, housing authority, retirement community, or other group residential complex or facility to the scope of application; allows games to be conducted two days per week; makes related provisions.

S2606 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2606 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2606
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HELMING -- 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 general municipal law, in relation to the operation
   of bingo games
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Clause (B) of subparagraph (i) of paragraph (b) of subdivi-
 sion  2  of  section  495-a  of the general municipal law, as amended by
 chapter 470 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   (B) within any apartment, condominium or cooperative complex,  HOUSING
 AUTHORITY,  retirement  community, or other group residential complex or
 facility where (I) [sponsored by  the  operator  of  or  an  association
 related  to  such  complex,  community or facility, (II)] such games are
 conducted solely for the purpose of  amusement  and  recreation  of  its
 residents  AND  GUESTS INVITED BY SUCH RESIDENTS, [(III)] (II) no player
 or other person furnishes anything of MORE THAN ONE DOLLAR IN value  PER
 GAME  for  the opportunity to participate, [(IV)] (III) the value of the
 prizes shall not exceed ten dollars for any one game or a total  of  one
 hundred fifty dollars in any calendar day, [(V)] (IV) such games are not
 conducted on more than one day per week and not more than [thirty times]
 TWO  DAYS  during  any  calendar  [year]  WEEK, and [(VI)] (V) no person
 [other than an employee or  volunteer  of  such  complex,  community  or
 facility conducts or assists] IS PAID TO CONDUCT OR ASSIST in conducting
 the game or games.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04571-01-1


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