Village of Monroe, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Monroe 4-1-1968 as Ch. 8, Art. I, of the 1968 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Games of chance — See Ch. 115.
[Amended 7-6-1999 by L.L. No. 3-1999]
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 with the territorial limits of the Village of Monroe, subject to the licensing procedure and regulations set forth in Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law and provisions of the Bingo Control Law, Article 19-B of the Executive Law or any rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to either article.
A. 
No person, firm, association, corporation or organization, other than a licensee under the provisions of this chapter, shall conduct such game or shall lease or otherwise make available for conducting bingo a hall or other premises for any consideration whatsoever, direct or indirect.
B. 
No bingo games shall be held, operated or conducted on or within any leased premises if rental under such lease is to be paid, wholly or partly, on the basis of a percentage of the receipts or net profits derived from the operation of such game.
C. 
No authorized organization licensed under the provisions of this chapter shall purchase or receive any supplies or equipment specifically designed or adapted for use in the conduct of bingo games, from other than a supplier licensed under the Bingo Control Law or from another authorized organization.
D. 
The entire net proceeds of any game of bingo and of any rental shall be exclusively devoted to the lawful purposes of the organization permitted to conduct the same.
E. 
No prize shall exceed the sum or value of $1,000 in any single game of bingo.
[Amended 7-6-1999 by L.L. No. 3-1999]
F. 
No series of prizes on any one bingo occasion shall aggregate more than $3,000.
[Amended 7-6-1999 by L.L. No. 3-1999]
G. 
No person, except a bona fide member of any such organization, shall participate in the management or operation of such game.
H. 
No person shall receive any remuneration for participating in the management or operation of any game of bingo.
I. 
The unauthorized conduct of a bingo game and any willful violation of any provision of any local law or ordinance shall constitute and be punishable as a misdemeanor.
The authority of the Board of Trustees with relation to the issuance, amendment and cancellation of licenses, the conduct of investigations and hearings, the supervision of the operation of the games and the collection and transmission of fees may be delegated to an officer or officers of the village designated by the Board of Trustees for that purpose.