[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Ontario 10-10-1977; amended in its entirety 1-11-1998 by L.L. No. 1-1988. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Bingo — See Ch. 48.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Games of Chance Licensing Ordinance."
The Town Board hereby declares that the raising of funds for the promotion of bona fide charitable, educational, scientific, health, religious and patriotic causes and undertakings is in the public interest.
This chapter is authorized by Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, embracing § 185 through and including § 195-k. All provisions of said Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law are hereby incorporated into this chapter by reference, as though fully set forth herein.
The regulation of said games of chance and the supervision thereof shall be governed by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.
The restrictions and regulations concerning the conduct of said games of chance shall be as set forth in § 189, Subdivisions 1 through 9, of the General Municipal Law, as amended.
The application and procedure for the obtaining of a license to operate games of chance shall be governed by § 190, Subdivisions 1 and 2, of the General Municipal Law, as amended.
Additional and further rules and regulations concerning the operation and running of games of chance shall be as set forth in §§ 191 through 195-k of the General Municipal Law, as amended.
Except as provided in § 195-k of the General Municipal Law, as amended, the provisions of this chapter shall not be effective in the Town of Ontario unless and until a proposition submitted at a general or special election shall be approved by a vote of the majority of the qualified electors in said Town of Ontario.
Editor's Note: This legislation passed at referendum 11-7-1977.