senate Bill S4549B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to health insurance for New York trainers at franchised corporation race tracks

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Current Bill Status Via A5765 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.855
substituted for s4549b
May 12, 2021 substituted by a5765b
May 05, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2021 1st report cal.855
Apr 29, 2021 print number 4549b
Apr 29, 2021 amend and recommit to racing, gaming and wagering
Feb 26, 2021 print number 4549a
Feb 26, 2021 amend and recommit to racing, gaming and wagering
Feb 05, 2021 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

S4549 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5765
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add §221-b, RWB L

S4549 - Summary

Establishes a program to administer the purchase of health insurance for New York trainers at franchised corporation race tracks.

S4549 - Sponsor Memo

S4549 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4549
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 5, 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 health insurance  for  New  York  trainers  at  franchised
   corporation race tracks

   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 221-b to read as follows:
   §  221-B.  HEALTH  INSURANCE FOR TRAINERS. 1. A FRANCHISED CORPORATION
 SHALL, AS A CONDITION OF RACING, ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO  ADMINISTER  THE
 PURCHASE  OF  HEALTH INSURANCE FOR ELIGIBLE TRAINERS. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL
 BE FUNDED THROUGH THE DEPOSIT OF UP TO FOUR PERCENT OF THE  GROSS  PURSE
 ENHANCEMENT  AMOUNT  FROM  VIDEO  LOTTERY GAMING AT A THOROUGHBRED TRACK
 PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH TWO OF SUBDIVISION B AND PARAGRAPH ONE OF SUBDIVI-
 SION F OF SECTION SIXTEEN HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE TAX LAW. THE  FRANCHISED
 CORPORATION SHALL ESTABLISH A SEGREGATED ACCOUNT FOR THE RECEIPT OF SUCH
 MONIES  AND  SUCH MONIES SHALL REMAIN SEPARATE FROM ANY OTHER FUNDS. THE
 FRANCHISED CORPORATION LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE SHALL PAY  INTO
 SUCH  ACCOUNT  ANY  AMOUNT DUE WITHIN TEN DAYS OF THE RECEIPT OF REVENUE
 PURSUANT TO SECTION SIXTEEN HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE TAX LAW.  ANY  PORTION
 OF  SUCH  FUNDING  TO THE ACCOUNT UNUSED DURING A CALENDAR YEAR, LESS AN
 AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO COVER ANTICIPATED PREMIUM LIABILITIES OVER THE NEXT
 SIXTY DAYS, SHALL BE RETURNED ON A PRO RATA BASIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
 AMOUNTS ORIGINALLY CONTRIBUTED AND SHALL BE  USED  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF
 ENHANCING  PURSES  AT  SUCH TRACKS. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, IF THE FRANCHISED
 CORPORATION LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE  PROVIDES  AN  ALTERNATIVE
 SOURCE  OF FUNDING FOR SUCH PROGRAM, AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THIS ALTERNATIVE
 FUNDING, BUT NOT IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT ORIGINALLY  CONTRIBUTED  DURING
 THE  YEAR  FROM  THE  GROSS  PURSE ENHANCEMENT AMOUNT FROM VIDEO LOTTERY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S4549A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5765
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add §221-b, RWB L

S4549A - Summary

Establishes a program to administer the purchase of health insurance for New York trainers at franchised corporation race tracks.

S4549A - Sponsor Memo

S4549A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4549--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 5, 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  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  in
   relation  to  health  insurance  for  New  York trainers at franchised
   corporation race tracks
 
   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 221-b to read as follows:
   § 221-B. HEALTH INSURANCE FOR TRAINERS. 1.  A  FRANCHISED  CORPORATION
 SHALL,  AS  A CONDITION OF RACING, ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO ADMINISTER THE
 PURCHASE OF HEALTH INSURANCE FOR ELIGIBLE TRAINERS. SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL
 BE  FUNDED THROUGH THE DEPOSIT OF UP TO THREE PERCENT OF THE GROSS PURSE
 ENHANCEMENT AMOUNT FROM VIDEO LOTTERY GAMING  AT  A  THOROUGHBRED  TRACK
 PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH TWO OF SUBDIVISION B AND PARAGRAPH ONE OF SUBDIVI-
 SION  F OF SECTION SIXTEEN HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE TAX LAW. THE FRANCHISED
 CORPORATION SHALL ESTABLISH A SEGREGATED ACCOUNT FOR THE RECEIPT OF SUCH
 MONIES AND SUCH MONIES SHALL REMAIN SEPARATE FROM ANY OTHER  FUNDS.  THE
 FRANCHISED  CORPORATION LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE SHALL PAY INTO
 SUCH ACCOUNT ANY AMOUNT DUE WITHIN TEN DAYS OF THE  RECEIPT  OF  REVENUE
 PURSUANT  TO SECTION SIXTEEN HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE TAX LAW.  ANY PORTION
 OF SUCH FUNDING TO THE ACCOUNT UNUSED DURING A CALENDAR  YEAR,  LESS  AN
 AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO COVER ANTICIPATED PREMIUM LIABILITIES OVER THE NEXT
 SIXTY DAYS, SHALL BE RETURNED ON A PRO RATA BASIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
 AMOUNTS  ORIGINALLY  CONTRIBUTED  AND  SHALL  BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF
 ENHANCING PURSES AT SUCH TRACKS. PROVIDED, HOWEVER,  IF  THE  FRANCHISED
 CORPORATION  LICENSED  PURSUANT  TO THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES AN ALTERNATIVE
 SOURCE OF FUNDING FOR SUCH PROGRAM, AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THIS  ALTERNATIVE
 FUNDING,  BUT  NOT IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT ORIGINALLY CONTRIBUTED DURING
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S4549B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5765
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add §221-b, RWB L

S4549B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a program to administer the purchase of health insurance for New York trainers at franchised corporation race tracks.

S4549B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4549B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4549--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 5, 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  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  in
   relation  to  health  insurance  for  New  York trainers at franchised
   corporation race tracks
 
   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 221-b to read as follows:
   § 221-B. HEALTH INSURANCE FOR TRAINERS. 1.  A  FRANCHISED  CORPORATION
 SHALL,  AS  A CONDITION OF RACING, ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO ADMINISTER THE
 PURCHASE OF HEALTH INSURANCE FOR ELIGIBLE TRAINERS. SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL
 BE  FUNDED THROUGH THE DEPOSIT OF UP TO THREE PERCENT OF THE GROSS PURSE
 ENHANCEMENT AMOUNT FROM VIDEO LOTTERY GAMING  AT  A  THOROUGHBRED  TRACK
 PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH TWO OF SUBDIVISION B AND PARAGRAPH ONE OF SUBDIVI-
 SION  F OF SECTION SIXTEEN HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE TAX LAW. THE FRANCHISED
 CORPORATION SHALL ESTABLISH A SEGREGATED ACCOUNT FOR THE RECEIPT OF SUCH
 MONIES AND SUCH MONIES SHALL REMAIN SEPARATE FROM ANY OTHER  FUNDS.  THE
 FRANCHISED  CORPORATION LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE SHALL PAY INTO
 SUCH ACCOUNT ANY AMOUNT DUE WITHIN TEN DAYS OF THE  RECEIPT  OF  REVENUE
 PURSUANT  TO SECTION SIXTEEN HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE TAX LAW.  ANY PORTION
 OF SUCH FUNDING TO THE ACCOUNT UNUSED DURING A CALENDAR  YEAR,  LESS  AN
 AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO COVER ANTICIPATED PREMIUM LIABILITIES OVER THE NEXT
 SIXTY DAYS, SHALL BE RETURNED ON A PRO RATA BASIS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
 AMOUNTS  ORIGINALLY  CONTRIBUTED  AND  SHALL  BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF
 ENHANCING PURSES AT SUCH TRACKS. PROVIDED, HOWEVER,  IF  THE  FRANCHISED
 CORPORATION  LICENSED  PURSUANT  TO THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES AN ALTERNATIVE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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