senate Bill S6128

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to a class III gaming facility on Shinnecock Indian Nation property

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Apr 12, 2021 referred to finance

S6128 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6833
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13, Exec L

S6128 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the state to commence good faith negotiations with the Shinnecock Indian Nation for the purposes of entering into a tribal-state compact permitting a Class III gaming facility or awarding a commercial gaming license; provides that such facility shall not be located in the towns of East Hampton, Riverhead, Shelter Island, Southampton or Southold in the county of Suffolk; makes related provisions.

S6128 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6128 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
     S. 6128                                                  A. 6833
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                       S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. PALUMBO -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on Racing and Wagering
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring  the  state,
   through the governor, upon the written request of the Shinnecock Indi-
   an  Nation,  to  commence good faith negotiations, for the purposes of
   entering a tribal-state compact permitting a Class III gaming facility
   or the awarding of a commercial gaming license; and said gaming facil-
   ity shall not be located in the  towns  of  East  Hampton,  Riverhead,
   Shelter  Island, Southampton or Southold in the county of Suffolk; and
   that no Class II or Class III gaming or other commercial gaming activ-
   ities shall be conducted on property of the Shinnecock  Indian  Nation
   located  in  the  town of Southampton; and providing for the repeal of
   such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Legislative findings. In recognition of the historic injus-
 tices  suffered  by the Shinnecock Indian Nation and its citizens, which
 have resulted in social inequities and conditions that  have  long  kept
 Shinnecock  citizens  in  the  poverty  cycle  with substandard housing,
 education, and a lack of economic stability, the state of New York has a
 moral obligation and a compelling interest in  rectifying  these  injus-
 tices by promoting the economic development of the Shinnecock Nation for
 the  benefit  of  Shinnecock citizens and the People of the state of New
 York.
   § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 13  to  read
 as follows:
   §  13.  SHINNECOCK NATION GAMING COMPACT. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER
 LAW, THE STATE, THROUGH THE GOVERNOR, UPON THE WRITTEN  REQUEST  OF  THE

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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