Village of Caledonia, NY
Livingston County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Caledonia 10-6-1981 by L.L. No. 2-1981 as Ch. 38 of the 1981 Code. (This legislation was originally approved at referendum 5-20-1958.) Amendments noted where applicable.]
Games of chance — See Ch. 127.
No person, firm, association, corporation or organization, other than a licensee under the provisions of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, shall conduct such game or shall lease or otherwise make available for conducting bingo a hall or other premises for any consideration whatsoever, direct or indirect.
No bingo game shall be held, operated or conducted on or within any leased premises if rental under such lease is to be paid, wholly or partly, on the basis of a percentage of the receipts or net profits derived from the operation of such game.
No authorized organization licensed under the provisions of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law shall purchase or receive any supplies or equipment specifically designed or adapted for use in the conduct of bingo games from other than a supplier listed under the Bingo Control Law[1] or from another authorized organization.
Editor's Note: See Art. 19-B of the Executive Law.
The entire net proceeds of any game of bingo and of any rental shall be exclusively devoted to the lawful purposes of the organization permitted to conduct the same.
No prize shall exceed the sum or value of $250 in any single game of bingo.
No series of prizes on any one bingo occasion shall aggregate more than $1,000.
No person except a bona fide member of any such organization shall participate in the management or operation of any such game.
No person shall receive any remuneration for participating in the management or operation of any game of bingo.
In addition to the several restrictions imposed by Chapter 854 of the Laws of the State of New York of 1957, the following restrictions are hereby imposed on the conduct of such games in the Village of Caledonia:
No game of chance shall be conducted under any license issued under this chapter on the first day of the week, commonly known and designated as "Sunday."
The unauthorized conduct of a bingo game and any willful violation of any provision of this chapter shall constitute and be punishable as a violation and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or 15 days' imprisonment, or both.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.