Village of Brockport, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brockport 2-20-1958; approved by referendum 3-18-1958. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 9-1 Purpose.

[Added 4-15-1963]
The purpose of this chapter is to amend an ordinance adopted by the Village Board of Brockport, Monroe County, New York, dated April 1, 1958, authorizing the conduct of bingo in such Village, to change the reference in such ordinance from Article 14-G of the General Municipal Law to Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, as so renumbered by Chapter 438 of the Laws of 1962, and to set forth therein the following additional amended and renumbered restrictions concerning the conduct of the game of bingo by an authorized organization in such Village, as required by § 479 of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, as amended by Chapter 438 of the Laws of 1962:

§ 9-2 Regulations.

[Amended 4-15-1963]
A. 
No person, firm, association, corporation or organization, other than a licensee under the provisions of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, shall conduct such game or shall lease, or otherwise make available for conducting bingo, a hall or other premises for any consideration whatsoever, direct or indirect.
B. 
No bingo games shall be held, operated or conducted on or within any leased premises if rental under such lease is to be paid, wholly or partly, on the basis of a percentage of the receipts or net profits derived from the operation of such game.
C. 
No authorized organization licensed under the provisions of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law shall purchase or receive any supplies or equipment specifically designed or adapted for use in the conduct of bingo games from other than a supplier licensed under the Bingo Control Law[1] or from another authorized organization.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Article 19-B of the Executive Law.
D. 
The entire net proceeds of any game of bingo and of any rental shall be exclusively devoted to the lawful purpose of the organization permitted to conduct the same.
E. 
No prize shall exceed the sum of $1,000 in any single game of bingo.
[Amended 3-16-1998 by L.L. No. 3-1998]
F. 
No series of prizes on any one bingo occasion shall aggregate more than $3,000.
[Amended 3-16-1998 by L.L. No. 3-1998]
G. 
No person except a bona fide member of any such organization shall participate in the management or operation of such game.
H. 
No person shall receive any remuneration for participating in the management or operation of any game of bingo.
I. 
The unauthorized conduct of a bingo game and any willful violation of any provision of this chapter shall constitute and be punishable as a misdemeanor.

§ 9-3 Additional restriction: Sunday bingo prohibited.

In addition to the several restrictions imposed by Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, as amended by Chapter 438 of the Laws of the State of New York of 1962, the following additional restriction is hereby imposed on the conduct of such games in the Village of Brockport:
A. 
No game of chance shall be conducted, under any license issued under this chapter, on the first day of the week, commonly known and designated as Sunday.

§ 9-4 When effective.

This chapter shall take effect 30 days after enactment thereof, as provided by § 497 of the General Municipal Law (after due publication and posting as provided by the Village Law).