Town of Verona, NY
Oneida County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Verona 3-7-1977 (Ch. 99 of the 1998 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Bingo — See Ch. 107.
It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, upon obtaining the required license therefor to conduct games of chance within the Town of Verona, subject to the provisions of this chapter, the provisions of Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law and the provisions set forth by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.
[Added 8-1-1977]
Games of chance may be conducted on Sundays, if so provided in the license issued hereunder, except on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.
The terms "authorized organization" and "games of chance" shall have the meanings stated in § 186 of the General Municipal Law.
[Added 6-2-1980]
The Oneida County Sheriff, or his lawfully designated agent, is hereby appointed Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the Town of Verona for the purposes of performing the powers and duties set forth in Subdivision 1 of § 194 of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.
The unauthorized conduct of a game of chance shall constitute and be punishable as a misdemeanor.
This chapter shall not become operative or effective until it shall have been posted and published once in the official newspapers of the Town and unless and until it shall have been approved by a majority of the electors of the Town of Verona voting on a proposition submitted at a special election held within said Town who are qualified to vote for officers of said Town.[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance was approved at a referendum on 4-5-1977.