Town of New Windsor, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of New Windsor 3-13-1963, as revision of ordinance of 5-21-1958, approved by referendum 4-19-1958 (Ch. 7 of the 1972 Code); amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Games of chance — See Ch. 162.
This chapter shall be known as the "Bingo Licensing Law of the Town of New Windsor."
It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, upon obtaining the required license therefor, to conduct the game of bingo within the territorial limits of the Town of New Windsor, subject to the provisions of this chapter, the provisions of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law (known as the "Bingo Licensing Law") and the provisions of Article 19-B of the Executive Law (known as the "Bingo Control Law").
Any game of bingo conducted within the Town of New Windsor pursuant to a license issued in accordance with this chapter and the applicable statutes may be operated by an authorized organization on the first day of the week, commonly known as "Sunday."
The Town Board of the Town of New Windsor hereby delegates to the Town Clerk the authority granted in accordance with Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law in relation to the issuance, amendment and cancellation of licenses, the conduct of investigations and hearings, the supervision of the operation of games, and the collection and transmission of fees.
Enforcement officers listed in Chapter 5, Appearance Tickets, are authorized to enforce the state and local regulations of this chapter.
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 punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or imprisonment not exceeding 15 days, or both.