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Town of Sardinia, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Sardinia 8-26-1989 by L.L. No. 6-1989.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This local law was passed at a mandatory referendum held on November 7, 1989.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Sardinia Games of Chance Licensing Law."
This chapter is subject and subordinate to all the conditions and provisions contained in Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law and amendments thereto and any and all rules and regulations and opinions adopted or to be adopted by the New York State Gaming Commission.
This chapter shall apply to the entire Town of Sardinia.
The words and terms used in this chapter shall have the same meanings as such words and terms used in Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law, unless otherwise provided herein or unless the context requires a different meaning.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
The Town Clerk of the Town of Sardinia, for the purposes of this chapter, shall be the Chief Law Enforcement Officer thereof.
The Town of Sardinia.
The Town Board of the Town of Sardinia, New York, hereby provides that it shall be lawful for any authorized organization, upon obtaining a license therefor as provided in Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law, to conduct games of chance within the territorial limits of the Town of Sardinia, subject to the provisions of this chapter.
During the conduct of games of chance, beer and/or wine may be offered for sale, but the offering of all other alcoholic beverages is prohibited on games-of-chance premises.
The conduct of games of chance on Sundays is authorized, except as otherwise provided in Article 9-a of the General Municipal Law. However, no games of chance shall be conducted on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day or New Year's Eve.
This chapter shall take effect immediately after proper posting and publication, as provided in the Town Law, in the event that, at a referendum to be held at the general election in November 1989 for the purpose of approving this chapter pursuant to the provisions of law, a majority of the qualified electors of the Town of Sardinia voting at said referendum shall approve the same by voting for the proposition.