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A11225 Summary:

BILL NOA11225
 
SAME ASSAME AS S09118
 
SPONSOROrtiz
 
COSPNSRPichardo, Hevesi, Arroyo, Taylor, Rodriguez
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 1367, RWB L
 
Establishes the task force on mobile sports wagering for the purpose of conducting certain hearings regarding mobile sports wagering and reporting its finding to the governor and the legislature.
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A11225 Actions:

BILL NOA11225
 
06/15/2018referred to racing and wagering
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A11225 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          11225
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      June 15, 2018
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Ortiz) --
          read once and referred to the Committee on Racing and Wagering
 
        AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel, wagering and breeding  law,  in
          relation  to establishing the task force on mobile sports wagering for
          the purpose of conducting certain  hearings  regarding  mobile  sports
          wagering and reporting its finding to the governor and the legislature
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 1367  of  the  racing,  pari-mutuel,  wagering  and
     2  breeding  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new  subdivision 7 to read as
     3  follows:
     4    7. Task force on mobile sports wagering. (a) As used in this  section,
     5  "mobile sports wagering platform" or "platform" means the combination of
     6  hardware,  software,  and  data  networks  used  to  facilitate, enable,
     7  manage, administer, or control sports wagering and any associated wagers
     8  accessible by any electronic means  including  mobile  applications  and
     9  internet websites accessed via a mobile device or computer, or otherwise
    10  facilitating  or  enabling  sports wagering by use of a mobile device or
    11  computer.
    12    (b) Prior to allowing use of a  mobile  sports  wagering  platform  or
    13  otherwise  facilitating  or  enabling sports wagering by use of a mobile
    14  device or computer, other than from inside a facility as  authorized  by
    15  this  section,  a  task  force  consisting  of thirteen members shall be
    16  appointed as follows: the executive director of the state gaming commis-
    17  sion or his/her designee, the director of the division of the budget  or
    18  his/her  designee,  the  state lottery director or his/her designee, the
    19  state comptroller or his/her designee, the  state  attorney  general  or
    20  his/her  designee,  three persons appointed by the speaker of the assem-
    21  bly, one person appointed by the minority leader in the assembly,  three
    22  persons  appointed  by  the  temporary  president of the senate, and one
    23  person appointed by the minority leader of the senate. After being  duly
    24  constituted,  such  task  force  shall  elect  a chairperson by a simple
    25  majority. After  being  constituted,  such  task  force  shall  promptly
    26  conduct at least four public hearings, of which at least two shall occur
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD16171-01-8

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     1  in  an  OTB  region  containing  a  facility authorized by this section,
     2  where, after proper notice of such hearing is given by such task  force,
     3  comments,  opinions  and  testimony  will  be solicited from the general
     4  public,  interest  groups, labor unions, and elected officials about any
     5  of the following matters, and such other matters as a simple majority of
     6  such task force may authorize:
     7    (1) whether state constitution provisions permit any entity to  use  a
     8  mobile sports wagering platform within the state;
     9    (2)  whether  use  of mobile sports wagering platforms would adversely
    10  affect the tourism, business opportunities and employment at the  exist-
    11  ing casinos operating under this article;
    12    (3)  a  determination  of  technical  measures that can be required to
    13  prevent minors using mobile sports  wagering  platforms,  or  prevent  a
    14  problem gambler from doing so;
    15    (4)  whether  permitting use of mobile sports wagering platforms would
    16  inadvertently eliminate prohibitions, state and federal, on other  forms
    17  of gambling over the internet;
    18    (5) the extent of the cannibalization of revenues to the host communi-
    19  ties of casinos operating pursuant to this article on January first, two
    20  thousand eighteen, caused by use of mobile sports wagering platforms;
    21    (6)  the  extent  of  the  cannibalization to existing state and local
    22  gambling revenue derived  from  thoroughbred  and  standard  bred  horse
    23  racing  entities,  regional  off-track betting corporations operating on
    24  January first, two thousand eighteen, caused by  use  of  mobile  sports
    25  wagering platforms;
    26    (7)  the  extent  of  the  cannibalization of existing state and local
    27  lottery revenue caused by use of mobile sports wagering platforms;
    28    (8) whether the privilege to use a mobile sports wagering platform  by
    29  a  facility  operating  under  this  section  is  delegable to any other
    30  person, firm, business or entity;
    31    (9) whether the use of mobile sports wagering  platforms  would  nega-
    32  tively  impact  existing  and future jobs by automating sports wagering;
    33  and
    34    (10) such other and further input from the public on  subject  matters
    35  as a majority of the task force deems appropriate and necessary.
    36    (c)  The task force shall submit to the legislature and governor on or
    37  before March first in the year following  the  effective  date  of  this
    38  subdivision  its  public  policy  recommendations  regarding  the use of
    39  mobile sports wagering platforms  at  sites  not  operating  under  this
    40  section, together with draft legislation implementing such policy recom-
    41  mendations.
    42    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. Effective immediately the
    43  addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation necessary
    44  for the implementation of this act on its effective date are  authorized
    45  to be made on or before such date.
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