[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Bath: Art. I, 8-13-1973; Art. II, 11-14-1988 by L.L. No. 2-1989. Section 36-2 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Bingo
Article II Games of Chance
Editor's Note: This ordinance was passed at referendum by a majority of the qualified electors of the town on 11-6-1973.
This Article shall be applicable to all territory within the limits of the Town of Bath.
[Amended 12-8-1986 by L.L. No. 2-1987]
It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, namely, a bona fide religious, charitable or nonprofit organization, upon obtaining a license therefor as provided by the General Municipal Law, Article 14-H, and rules and regulations adopted by the State Racing and Wagering Board pursuant to the State Bingo Control Law, to conduct the game or games of bingo in the territory of the Town of Bath on all days of the week, including the first day of the week commonly known and designated as "Sunday."
The provisions of the Bingo Licensing Law of the State of New York shall control the licensing of organizations and the conduct of bingo games in the Town of Bath, and this Article incorporates the provisions of those statutes by reference as if set forth in full herein.
Editor's Note: See General Municipal Law Art. 14-H.
[Adopted 11-14-1988 by L.L. No. 2-1989]
Editor's Note: This local law was passed at referendum by a majority of the qualified electors of the town on 3-21-1989.
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 Bath."
The words and terms used in this Article shall have the same meaning as such words and terms used in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.
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 restricted in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.
The powers and duties set forth in Subdivision 1 of § 194 of the General Municipal Law shall be exercised by the chief law enforcement officer of the County of Steuben.