[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Clinton during codification. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter is enacted pursuant to the authority of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.
The words and terms used in this chapter shall have the meanings set forth in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.
Games of chance may be conducted in the Town by an authorized organization after a license is obtained 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.
The conduct of games of chance on Sunday is only permitted when it is specifically provided for in the license issued. No games of chance, however, shall be conducted on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day or New Year's Eve.
The Town Clerk is hereby delegated the authority granted to the Town Board by Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law in relation to administrative and clerical functions, and the Sheriff of Dutchess County is hereby delegated the enforcement and investigative functions.
Violation of the provisions of this chapter is a Violation C, punishable as set forth in Chapter 137, Fines and Penalties.