[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Yorktown 6-20-1995 by L.L. No. 19-1995. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Bingo — See Ch. 120.
This chapter shall be known as the "Games of Chance Law of the Town of Yorktown."
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION
- An authorized organization as defined by 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.
Authorized organizations may, upon obtaining a license from the Town Clerk, conduct games of chance within the Town of Yorktown 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 laws of the State of New York and with the rules and regulations adopted by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board and pursuant to this chapter.
The conduct of games of chance shall be subject to the restrictions imposed by § 189 of the General Municipal Law.
Games of chance may be conducted on Sunday pursuant to this chapter. However, no games of chance shall be conducted on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day or New Year's Day.
The Town Clerk shall exercise control and supervision of all games of chance conducted under duly authorized license. The Town Clerk shall have all those powers and duties set forth in and for the enforcement of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.
This chapter shall take effect immediately upon filing with the office of the Secretary of State, following its approval by majority of the qualified voters of the Town of Yorktown voting on a proposition therefor, at an election held pursuant to the provisions of § 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law and other applicable provisions of law.
Editor's Note: Approved 11-7-1995 at general election.