senate Bill S5346

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows an authorized organization to receive a license to hold a game of chance on Easter Sunday and Christmas Day

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 05, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2021 1st report cal.856
Mar 02, 2021 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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May 3, 2021 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: May 3, 2021

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S5346 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A527
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §195, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8344, A10401
2019-2020: S2932, A1566

S5346 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows an authorized organization to receive a license to hold a game of chance on Easter Sunday and Christmas Day; eliminates time restrictions for such games held on a Sunday.

S5346 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5346 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5346
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  STEC  --  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 allowing an
   authorized organization to receive a license to hold a game of  chance
   on Easter Sunday and Christmas Day

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 195 of the general municipal  law,  as  amended  by
 chapter 461 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
   §  195. Sunday; conduct of games on. Except as provided in section one
 hundred ninety-five-b of this article,  no  games  of  chance  shall  be
 conducted  under  any license issued under this article on the first day
 of the week, commonly known and designated as Sunday, unless it shall be
 otherwise provided in the license issued  for  the  conducting  thereof,
 pursuant  to  the provisions of a local law or an ordinance duly adopted
 by the governing body of the municipality wherein the license is issued,
 authorizing the conduct of games of chance under this  article  on  that
 day  [only  between  the hours of noon and midnight. Notwithstanding the
 foregoing provisions of  this  section  no  games  of  chance  shall  be
 conducted on Easter Sunday or Christmas Day].
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05395-01-1


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