[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Elma 6-6-1979 by Ord. No. 22. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Bingo — See Ch. 48.
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.
- GAMES OF CHANCE
- Games 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 of Elma, conduct games of chance within the Town of Elma 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 Eve.
The Supervisor of the Town of Elma shall exercise control over and supervision of all games of chance conducted under duly authorized license. The Supervisor 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 following its approval by majority of the qualified voters of the Town of Elma voting on a proposition therefor at a special election held pursuant to the provisions of § 82 of the Town Law.
Editor's Note: This ordinance was approved at a special election held 6-28-1979.