[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Shandaken: Art. I, 5-6-58; Art. II, 6-1-77 as L.L. No. 2-1977. Section 62-3 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, as defined in § 476 of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, upon obtaining the required license, to conduct the game of bingo within the territorial limits of the Town of Shandaken, subject to the provisions of this Article, Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law and Article 19-B of the Executive Law and the following restrictions:
No person, firm, association, corporation or organization other than an authorized organization licensed under the provisions of this Article shall be permitted to conduct such games.
The entire net proceeds of any game shall be exclusively devoted to the lawful purposes of the organization permitted to conduct the same.
No single prize shall exceed the sum or value of $250.
No series of prizes on any one occasion shall aggregate more than $1,000.
No person except a bona fide member of any such organization shall participate in the management or operation of such game.
No person shall receive any remuneration for participating in the management or operation of any such game.
The unauthorized conduct of a bingo game and any willful violation of any provision of this Article shall constitute and be punishable as a misdemeanor.
Editor's Note: Former Article 14-G of the General Municipal Law was renumbered Article 14-H and slightly revised by L. 1962, c. 438.
[Adopted 6-1-77 as L.L. No. 2-1977]
This Article is enacted pursuant to the authority of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York and shall be known as the "Games of Chance Law of the Town of Shandaken."
The words and terms used in this Article shall have the same meanings as such words and terms are given in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law, unless otherwise provided herein or the context requires a different meaning:
- The chief law enforcement officer of the County of Ulster.[Amended 3-11-81 by resolution]
- The Town of Shandaken.
Games of chance may be conducted in the town by an authorized organization, after obtaining a license therefor, in accordance with the provisions, requirements and limitations of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law, the rules and regulations of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board and this Article.
The conduct of games of chance on Sundays is authorized except as otherwise provided in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.
This Article shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State after approval thereof by the voters of the town voting thereon at a special election to be held on November 8, 1977.
Editor's Note: This Article was approved by the voters at the special election held on November 8, 1977.