|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 11, 2021||referred to ways and means|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S5723
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5723 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5723 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5723 SPONSOR: ADDABBO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to certain payments to the horsemen's organization PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to extend the authority of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association to receive an additional 1.0% of purse funds for the support of additional medical and mental health services for backstretch employees. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the opening paragraph of subdivision 2 of,section 228 of the Racing Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law to extend, for one year, the authorization for the horsemen's organization to receive an
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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