senate Bill S7855

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the membership of the board of directors of the western regional off-track betting corporation

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2022 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2022 amended on third reading 7855a
Feb 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 15, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 14, 2022 1st report cal.473
Jan 12, 2022 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

Votes

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Feb 14, 2022 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S7855
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Feb 14, 2022

nay (2)

S7855 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9395
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add §502-a, RWB L

S7855 - Summary

Relates to the membership and weighted voting of members of the board of directors of the western regional off-track betting corporation.

S7855 - Sponsor Memo

S7855 - 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.

S7855A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9395
Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add §502-a, RWB L

S7855A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the membership and weighted voting of members of the board of directors of the western regional off-track betting corporation.

S7855A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7855A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7855--A
     Cal. No. 473
 
                             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  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
   second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

 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. 1. 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 MEMBERS  APPOINTED  AS  FOLLOWS:
 ONE  MEMBER  TO  REPRESENT  EACH  COUNTY WHICH IS A MEMBER OF THE CORPO-
 RATION; 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; PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT:
   (A)  THE  WEIGHTED  VOTING  POWER OF EACH MEMBER SHALL BE EQUAL TO ONE
 HUNDRED MULTIPLIED BY A FRACTION, THE NUMERATOR OF WHICH SHALL BE  EQUAL
 TO  THE  POPULATION,  AS  OF THE LATEST FEDERAL DECENNIAL CENSUS, OF THE
 MUNICIPALITY MAKING AN APPOINTMENT TO THE  BOARD,  AND  THE  DENOMINATOR
 BEING  EQUAL  TO THE TOTAL POPULATION OF ALL COUNTIES REPRESENTED ON THE
 BOARD AS OF THE LATEST FEDERAL DECENNIAL CENSUS;
   (B) FOR THOSE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY  PRESI-
 DENT  OF  THE  SENATE, AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, EACH SUCH MEMBER
 SHALL HAVE EQUAL VOTING POWER TO THE MUNICIPALITY WITH THE HIGHEST POPU-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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