senate Bill S5723

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to certain payments of the horsemen's organization

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2021 1st report cal.857
Mar 17, 2021 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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

S5723
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: May 3, 2021

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S5723 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4408
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §228, RWB L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7087, A9131

S5723 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain payments to the horsemen's organization; extends such provision to 2022.

S5723 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5723 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5723
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 17, 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 certain payments to the horsemen's organization

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 228 of
 the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as separately amended
 by section 1 of item RR of subpart B of part XXX of chapter 58 and chap-
 ter 243 of the laws of 2020, is amended to read as follows:
   The commission shall, as a condition of racing, require any franchised
 corporation and every other corporation subject to its  jurisdiction  to
 withhold  one  percent  of  all  purses,  except that for the franchised
 corporation, starting on September first, two thousand seven and contin-
 uing through August thirty-first, two thousand [twenty-one]  TWENTY-TWO,
 two  percent  of  all  purses shall be withheld, and, in the case of the
 franchised corporation, to pay such sum to the  horsemen's  organization
 or its successor that was first entitled to receive payments pursuant to
 this  section  in accordance with rules of the commission adopted effec-
 tive November third, nineteen hundred eighty-three representing at least
 fifty-one percent of the owners and trainers  using  the  facilities  of
 such  franchised  corporation,  on  the  condition  that such horsemen's
 organization shall expend as much as is necessary,  but  not  to  exceed
 one-half  of  one percent of such total sum, to acquire and maintain the
 equipment required to establish a program at a state college within this
 state with an approved equine science program to test for  the  presence
 of  steroids in horses, provided further that the qualified organization
 shall also, in an amount to be determined by  its  board  of  directors,
 annually  include in its expenditures for benevolence programs, funds to
 support an organization  providing  services  necessary  to  backstretch
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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