[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Highland Falls 1-1-1977 by L.L. No. 1-1977 (Ch. 59 of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Bingo — See Ch. 65.
This chapter shall be known as the "Games of Chance Law of the Village of Highland Falls, New York."
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.
- The Village of Highland Falls, New York.
Authorized organizations may, upon obtainment of a license from the Clerk of the Village of Highland Falls, conduct games of chance within the Village of Highland Falls and 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 general state law and with 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 pursuant to this chapter and appropriate regulations.
The chief law enforcement officer (the Chief of Police) shall exercise control over and supervision of all games of chance conducted under an appropriately issued license. Such officer shall have all of those powers and duties set forth in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law.
This chapter shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State's office, following its approval at referendum by a majority of qualified voters thereon at a general election to be held March 15, 1977, pursuant to the provisions of § 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.
Editor's Note: This local law was submitted to the people by reason of mandatory referendum and received the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors voting thereon at the general election held on March 15, 1977, in accordance with the applicable provision of law.