[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of DeWitt 5-8-1978. Section 104-1 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Bingo — See Ch. 64.
Editor's Note: The ordinance adopted this date was approved by the voters at a referendum held June 3, 1978.
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.
Authorized organizations may, upon the obtaining of a license from the Town Clerk of the Town of DeWitt, New York, conduct games of chance within the Town of DeWitt as provided in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law, as the same may be amended from time to time, 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, as the same may be amended from time to time.
The conduct of games of chance authorized by this chapter shall be subject to those restrictions contained in § 189 of the General Municipal Law and in other applicable statutory and case law and the rules and regulations of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.
Games of chance on the first day of the week, commonly known as "Sunday," may be conducted pursuant to this chapter and appropriate statutes and regulations.
Any person, association, corporation or organization who or which shall make any false statement in any application for any license authorized to be issued for the conduct of games of chance in the Town of DeWitt or in any statement annexed thereto or who or which shall violate any of the provisions and restrictions contained in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law and this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall forfeit any license issued to it under this chapter authorizing the conduct of games of chance in the Town of DeWitt and shall be ineligible to apply for another license for at least one (1) year hereafer.