A01339 Summary:

Establishes the legislative task force on online sports betting.
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A01339 Actions:

01/15/2019referred to racing and wagering
01/08/2020referred to racing and wagering
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A01339 Committee Votes:

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A01339 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A01339 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 15, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. VANEL -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Racing and Wagering
        AN ACT in relation to establishing the legislative task force on  online
          sports  betting  and  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon
          the expiration thereof
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Legislative task force on online sports betting. A legisla-
     2  tive task force on online sports betting is hereby established to:
     3    (a)  Identify policies and programs that mitigate the risks and conse-
     4  quences associated with online sports betting  and  promote  responsible
     5  gaming  practices for all online sports betting activities authorized in
     6  New York state.
     7    (b) Recommend policies and procedures to be promulgated in regulations
     8  by the New York state gaming commission  and  its  divisions  to  ensure
     9  responsible  online sports betting in all facilities licensed or enfran-
    10  chised by such commission or divisions.
    11    (c) Recommend a structure by which all  online  sports  betting  regu-
    12  lations  promulgated  by  the  commission  or  its  divisions  shall  be
    13  enforced, including but not limited to penalties for violations of regu-
    14  latory standards and corrective action.
    15    (d) Identify methods to measure effectiveness  of  any  online  sports
    16  betting procedures implemented in New York state.
    17    §  2.  Composition.  The task force shall consist of ten members. Task
    18  force members appointed or designated shall have experience  and  exper-
    19  tise in one or more of the following areas:
    20    1) the implementation of online sports betting;
    21    2) the treatment of problem gambling; and
    22    3)  administration  of  online sports betting programs within a gaming
    23  facility.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1    The task force shall  consist  of  ten  members  to  be  appointed  as
     2  follows:   three members to be appointed by the speaker of the assembly,
     3  one member to be appointed by the minority leader of the assembly, three
     4  members to be appointed by the temporary president of  the  senate,  and
     5  one  member  to  be  appointed by the minority leader of the senate. The
     6  task force shall also include the executive director  of  the  New  York
     7  state  gaming  commission or his or her designee and the director of the
     8  division of gaming or his or her designee. The chair shall be designated
     9  by a simple majority vote of all members of the task force.
    10    § 3. Compensation. Members shall receive  no  compensation  for  their
    11  services  but shall be reimbursed for their expenses actually and neces-
    12  sarily incurred in the performance of any of their duties.
    13    § 4. Report. The task force shall create a final report regarding  all
    14  findings  and  recommendations  to  be  delivered upon completion of all
    15  objectives described herein, but in no event  later  than  December  31,
    16  2020,  to  the  governor,  the speaker of the assembly and the temporary
    17  president of the senate. At the completion of all duties described here-
    18  in the legislative task force shall be dissolved.
    19    § 5. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
    20  deemed repealed January 1, 2021.
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