[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson 3-27-1982 by L.L. No. 1-1982. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as the "Games of Chance Law of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York."
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.
- The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York.
Authorized organizations may, upon obtainment of a license from the Clerk of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, conduct games of chance within the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson and as provided in Article 9A 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.
Games of chance on the first day of the week, commonly known as "Sunday," may be conducted pursuant to this chapter and appropriate regulations.
The Chief Law Enforcement Officer (the Chief of Police) 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 9A 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 to be held March 16, 1982, pursuant to the provisions of § 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.