[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Stillwater 9-1-1977 by L.L. No. 3-1977. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This local law was approved by the voters of the Town at the 11-8-1977 general election.
This chapter 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 Stillwater."
The words and terms used in this chapter shall have the same meanings as such words and terms are used 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 Town.
- The Town of Stillwater.
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 chapter.
The conduct of games of chance on Sundays is authorized, except as otherwise provided in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.
In addition to the restrictions contained in § 189 of the General Municipal Law, the conduct of games of chance in the Town shall be subject to the following restrictions: none.
This chapter shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State after approval thereof by the voters of the Town voting thereon at the next succeeding biennial Town election to be held on November 8, 1977.