N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law Section 324
Free or reduced fee passes, cards or badges


A corporation or association licensed to conduct pari-mutuel betting on harness horse races run at its racetrack may issue free passes, cards or badges to any qualified person. A qualified person shall include, but need not be limited to, officers and employees of the corporation or association conducting the race meeting, members, officers, and employees of the commission, members of harness racing associations of other states and foreign countries, public officers engaged in the performance of their duties, persons actually employed and accredited by the press to attend such meetings, owners, stable managers, trainers, drivers, concessionaires, spouses, domestic partners and children of owners, trainers and drivers, other persons whose actual duties require their presence at such racetrack, and any other person or guest deemed appropriate by such corporation or association. In addition, free or reduced fee passes, cards or badges may be issued to the general public or segments of the general public in connection with any promotional campaign or marketing program sponsored by such corporation or association to increase attendance at live race meets. The issuance of free passes, cards or badges shall be under the rules and regulations of the commission.

Source: Section 324 — Free or reduced fee passes, cards or badges, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PML/324 (updated Oct. 16, 2020; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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General powers of commission
302
Incorporation
303
Filing of information concerning stock transfers
303‑A
Non-managing ownership of standardbred horses
304
Right to hold harness race meetings and races
305
Pari-mutuel betting at harness races
307
Licenses for harness race meetings
307‑A
New York-bred or wholly owned harness races
308
Officials at harness horse race meetings
309
Licenses for participants and employees at harness race meetings
310
Power of the commission to impose fines and penalties
311
Refunds
312
Special police officers
313
Place and manner of conducting pari-mutuel betting
314
Construction with other laws
315
Bond required of corporation or association conducting pari-mutuel betting
316
Books and records of pari-mutuel betting
317
Filing of certain agreements with the commission
318
Disposition of on-track pari-mutuel pools
319
Capital improvements
320
Revocation of license
321
Hearing of refusal or revocation of license
322
Approval of plans of corporation or association
324
Free or reduced fee passes, cards or badges
325
County, town and agricultural fairs and harness race meetings not licensed to conduct pari-mutuel betting
326
Employees at harness race meetings
327
Membership in a labor union or a labor organization
328
Disposition of unpaid money due on account of pari-mutuel tickets not presented
329
Penalties
330
Agriculture and New York state horse breeding development fund
331
Powers
332
Resources of fund
333
New York state exposition harness racing
334
New York-bred harness horse events
335
County and town agricultural society harness racing events
336
Actions against fund

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Oct. 16, 2020

§ 324’s source at nysenate​.gov

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