Bill Text: NY S00509 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Permits participation in games of bingo by minors who are accompanied by an adult.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-03-11 - referred to racing and wagering [S00509 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S00509-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                           509
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                       (Prefiled)
                                     January 9, 2019
                                       ___________
        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 general municipal law, in relation to participation
          in games of bingo by minors
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  486  of the general municipal law, as amended by
     2  section 6 of part MM of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017,  is  amended  to
     3  read as follows:
     4    §  486.  Participation by persons under the age of eighteen. No person
     5  under the age of eighteen years shall be permitted to play any  game  or
     6  games of bingo conducted pursuant to any license issued under this arti-
     7  cle unless accompanied by an adult.  No person under the age of eighteen
     8  years shall be permitted to conduct, operate or assist in the conduct of
     9  any  game  of bingo conducted pursuant to any license issued pursuant to
    10  this article. Nothing in this section shall  prevent  a  person  sixteen
    11  years  of  age  or older from performing ancillary non-gaming activities
    12  conducted in conjunction with any game of bingo  conducted  pursuant  to
    13  any license pursuant to this article.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02686-01-9
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