|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 12, 2022||referred to racing, gaming and wagering|
senate Bill S7855
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7855 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Racing, Gaming And Wagering
- Law Section:
- Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §502-a, RWB L
S7855 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7855 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in relation to the membership of the board of directors of the western regional off-track betting corporation PURPOSE: This legislation would amend the membership of the board of directors of the Western New York regional off track betting corporation, to provide more equal representation of the people of the area who benefit from proceeds from said corporation, and to provide board representation by the Governor and legislative leaders. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amend the racing, pari-mutuel, wagering and breeding law by adding new section 502-a to deem expired the current membership of the WNY OTB board of directors, and to replace the board with representation
S7855 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7855 I N S E N A T E January 12, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 the membership of the board of directors of the western regional off-track betting corporation THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law is amended by adding a new section 502-a to read as follows: § 502-A. SPECIAL PROVISIONS WITH REGARD TO THE WESTERN REGIONAL OFF- TRACK BETTING CORPORATION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF THIS ARTICLE, ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION THE TERM OF EACH BOARD MEMBER OF THE WESTERN REGIONAL OFF-TRACK BETTING CORPORATION, OR ANY VACANT POSITION, SHALL BE DEEMED EXPIRED, AND EACH SUCH BOARD MEMBER OR VACANT POSITION SHALL BE REPLACED WITH THE NEW APPOINTMENTS MADE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. THE WESTERN OFF-TRACK BETTING CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS SHALL BE COMPOSED OF FIFTEEN MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS: THREE MEMBERS TO REPRESENT THE COUNTIES OF MONROE, WYOMING, AND ORLEANS; ONE MEMBER TO REPRESENT THE COUNTIES OF CHAUTAUQUA, CAYUGA, GENESEE, LIVINGSTON, SCHUYLER, AND SENECA; FOUR MEMBERS TO REPRESENT ERIE COUNTY; ONE MEMBER TO REPRESENT NIAGARA COUNTY; ONE MEMBER TO REPRESENT THE COUNTIES OF OSWEGO, CATTARAUGUS, AND WAYNE; ONE MEMBER TO REPRESENT THE CITY OF BUFFALO; ONE MEMBER TO REPRESENT THE CITY OF ROCHESTER; ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR; ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE; AND ONE MEMBER APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY. IN THE CASE OF COUNTIES MAKING JOINT APPOINT- MENTS, SUCH COUNTIES SHALL COLLABORATE TO SELECT BOARD MEMBERS AND SHALL APPOINT SUCH MEMBERS THROUGH JOINT RESOLUTIONS PASSED BY SUCH COUNTIES' COUNTY LEGISLATURE OR BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law, provided, however, that effective immediate- ly municipalities may take any action necessary to begin the selection and appointment process for new board member terms pursuant to this act. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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