[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of LeRoy 4-11-1983 by L.L. No. 4-1983. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as the "Games of Chance Law of the Village of LeRoy."
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION
- An authorized organization as defined in Subdivision 4 of § 186 of the General Municipal Law.
- GAMES OF CHANCE
- A game of chance as defined in Subdivision 3 of § 186 of the General Municipal Law.
- The Village of LeRoy.
Authorized organizations may, upon the obtainment of a license from the Clerk of the Village of LeRoy, conduct games of chance within the Village of LeRoy as provided in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law and as provided further in this chapter. Such games of chance shall be conducted in accordance with the general state law and with the rules and regulations of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board and this chapter.
The conduct of games of chance within the Village of LeRoy shall be subject to such restrictions as are set forth in § 189 of the General Municipal Law and such other general state laws as may be applicable, as well as such rules and regulations as the New York State Racing and Wagering Board may promulgate from time to time. This chapter does not impose and is not intended to impose any additional restrictions upon the conduct of games of chance within the Village of LeRoy beyond those contained within Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law, other applicable general state laws and the rules and regulations of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.
Games of chance on the first day of the week, commonly known as "Sunday," may be conducted pursuant to this chapter and appropriate statute and regulation. The license granted pursuant to this chapter shall state whether the particular authorized organization shall be permitted to conduct games of chance on Sunday; provided, however, that games of chance on Sundays shall be conducted only from noon through midnight, and provided further that games of chance shall be prohibited on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day or New Year's Eve.
The chief law enforcement officer, the Chief of Police of the Village of LeRoy, shall exercise control over and supervision of all games of chance conducted under an appropriately issued license. Such officer shall have all those powers and duties set forth in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.
This chapter shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State's office, following its approval at referendum by a majority of qualified voters voting thereon at a special election held pursuant to the provisions of § 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.
Editor's Note: This local law was approved at referendum 6-14-1983.