[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of North East as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-24-1958, approved at referendum 7-14-1958 (Ch. 58, Art. I, of the 1979 Code); amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, as defined in § 476 of the General Municipal Law, upon obtaining the required license, to conduct the game of bingo within the territorial limits of the Town of North East, subject to the provisions of this chapter, Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law and Article 19-B of the Executive Law.
[Adopted 8-30-1985 by L.L. No. 4-1985, approved at referendum 11-5-1985 (Ch. 58, Art. II, of the 1979 Code)]
This article is enacted pursuant to the authority of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law and shall be known as the "Games of Chance Law of the Town of North East."
The words and terms used in this article 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 unless the context requires a different meaning.
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 powers and duties set forth in Subdivisions 1 and 2 of § 194 of the General Municipal Law shall be exercised by the chief law enforcement officer of the County of Dutchess.