[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Aurora 1-10-1994. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Bingo — See Ch. 40.
This chapter 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 Aurora.
The words and terms used in this chapter shall have the same meanings as are ascribed to such words and terms in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, as the same shall have been or may, from time to time, be amended, unless otherwise provided herein or unless the context hereof requires a different meaning.
Games of chance may be conducted in the Town of Aurora, New York, outside of the Village of East Aurora, New York, by authorized organizations 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 chapter.
Games of chance on the first day of the week, commonly known as "Sunday," may be conducted only as provided for in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.
The powers and duties as set forth in Subdivision 1 of § 194 of the General Municipal Law, as amended, shall be exercised by the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the Town of Aurora, New York.
This chapter shall take effect immediately after approval thereof by the voters of the Town of Aurora, New York, voting thereon at a special election to be held pursuant to New York State law.
Editor's Note: This chapter was approved at a special election held April 12, 1994.
[Amended 3-28-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
Any person or persons, association or corporation committing an offense against this chapter or any section or provision thereof is guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 15 days for each such offense, or by both such fine and imprisonment.