Town of Sweden, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Sweden 6-29-1977 by L.L. No. 3-1977. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bingo — See Ch. 62.

§ 120-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to authorize, pursuant to the authority of the New York State Constitution, Article 1, § 9, and General Municipal Law Article 9-A, the conducting by an authorized organization, upon obtaining a license therefor, of games of chance within the territorial limits of the Town of Sweden, subject to the provisions of this chapter, the provisions of General Municipal Law Article 9-A, and the provisions set forth by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.

§ 120-2 Games of chance authorized.

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

§ 120-3 Conduct of games of chance.

[Amended 8-22-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006]
Games of chance shall be conducted in accordance with the procedures and requirements of § 189 of the General Municipal Law.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 120-4, Rental agreements, § 120-5, Equipment suppliers, § 120-6, Use of proceeds, § 120-7, Prize limits, and § 120-8, Management or operation of games, all of which immediately followed this section, were deleted 8-22-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006.

§ 120-4 Penalties for offenses; referendum.

A. 
The unauthorized conduct of a game of chance shall constitute and be punishable as a misdemeanor, subject to a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.
[Amended 8-22-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006]
B. 
This chapter shall not become operative and effective unless and until it shall have been approved by a majority of the electors voting on a proposition submitted at a general or special election held within the Town of Sweden who are qualified to vote for the officers of such municipality.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: This chapter passed at referendum held 9-1-1977.