senate Bill S7852

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to certain payments to the horsemen's organization

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2022 signed chap.200
Apr 27, 2022 delivered to governor
Mar 07, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.459
substituted for a9105
Feb 08, 2022 referred to racing and wagering
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 26, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 25, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 24, 2022 1st report cal.315
Jan 12, 2022 referred to racing, gaming and wagering


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Jan 24, 2022 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Jan 24, 2022


S7852 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §228, RWB L

S7852 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain payments to the horsemen's organization; extends such provisions to 2023.

S7852 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7852 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 12, 2022
 Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and  Wager-
 AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in
   relation to certain payments to the horsemen's organization
   Section  1.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 228 of
 the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, as amended by chapter
 216 of the laws of 2021, 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-two]
 TWENTY-THREE,  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  effective  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 employees, and, in the case of every  other  corporation,
 to  pay such one percent sum of purses 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-
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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