Town of Ulysses, NY
Tompkins County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Ulysses 9-23-1980 by L.L. No. 1-1980. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bingo — See Ch. 73.

§ 96-1 Title.

The title of this chapter is "Authorization for the Conduct of Games of Chance Within the Town of Ulysses, Tompkins County."

§ 96-2 Definitions.

Any words or phrases used in this statute which are defined in Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York shall have, for the purpose of this chapter, the meanings ascribed to them by that article.

§ 96-3 Lawful conduct of games.

It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, upon obtaining a license therefor, to conduct games of chance within the territorial limits of the Town of Ulysses, County of Tompkins, subject to the provisions of this chapter, the provisions of Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, and the rules and regulations of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.

§ 96-4 Identification number required; application.

Each applicant for a license to conduct games of chance shall first obtain an identification number from the New York State Racing and Wagering Board and thereafter file an application, upon forms prescribed by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, with the Town Clerk.

§ 96-5 Qualifications to conduct games.

Upon receipt of an application to conduct games of chance, the Town Clerk shall make an investigation of the qualifications of each applicant and the merits of each application, in the manner specified in Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, and shall make a determination that the applicant either is, or is not, duly qualified to be licensed to conduct games of chance, and whether each of the requirements and standards set forth in Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law have been met.

§ 96-6 Issuance of license to conduct games; fee. [1]

If the Town Clerk shall determine that all requirements and standards set forth in Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law have been met, a license shall issue to the applicant for the conduct of games of chance upon payment of a license fee as set from time to time by resolution of the Town Board.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 96-7 Forms required for application.

Each applicant for a license to lease premises to a licensed organization for the purpose of conducting games of chance therein shall file an application, upon forms prescribed by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, with the Town Clerk.

§ 96-8 Qualifications to lease premises for conduct of games.

Upon receipt of an application for a license to lease premises to a licensed organization for the purpose of conducting games of chance therein, the Town Clerk shall make an investigation of the qualifications of each applicant and the merits of each application, in the manner specified in Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, and shall make a determination that the applicant either is, or is not, duly qualified to be licensed to lease premises for the conduct of games of chance to a games of chance licensee, and whether each of the requirements and standards set forth in Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law have been met.

§ 96-9 Issuance of license to lease premises; fee. [1]

If the Town Clerk shall determine that all requirements and standards set forth in Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law have been met, a license shall issue to the applicant for the leasing of premises for the conduct of games of chance to a games of chance licensee upon payment of a license fee as set from time to time by resolution of the Town Board.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 96-10 Hearings; notices.

No application for the issuance of a license to conduct games of chance or to lease premises to a games of chance licensee shall be denied by the Town Clerk until after a hearing, held by the Town Clerk, on at least three days’ notice to the applicant, at which the applicant shall be entitled to be heard, upon the qualifications of the applicant and the merits of the application.

§ 96-11 Sundays; holidays. [1]

The conduct of games of chance on Sunday is only permitted when it is specifically provided for in the license issued. No games of chance, however, shall be conducted on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).