City of Oswego, NY
Oswego County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Oswego: Art. I, 5-12-1980 as Ch. 16 of the 1980 Code; Art. II, 5-12-1980 as Ch. 55 of the 1980 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 5-12-1980 as Ch. 16 of the 1980 Code]
The terms "bingo," "game" and "authorized organization," as used in this Article, shall have the same meanings as set forth and defined in § 476 of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
It shall be lawful for any authorized organization upon obtaining a license therefor, as provided in the Bingo Licensing Law of the State of New York, to conduct the game of bingo within the territorial limits of the City of Oswego, subject to the provisions of this Article, the provisions of the said Bingo Licensing Law and the provisions of the Bingo Control Law of the State of New York.[2]
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
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Editor's Note: See § 430 of the Executive Law.
The restrictions of § 479 of the General Municipal Law shall apply to the conduct of games within the City of Oswego.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
A proposition for the approval of this Article shall be submitted to the electors of the City of Oswego at a special election in the City of Oswego to be held on the 20th day of May in the year 1958, as provided in § 478 of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, known as the "Bingo Licensing Law," and other applicable provisions of law.
This Article shall become operative and effective upon its approval by a majority of the qualified electors of the City of Oswego voting on a proposition therefor submitted at the special election held within the City of Oswego as herein provided.
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Editor's Note: Said legislation was approved at referendum 7-1-1958.
Any license issued under Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, being the Bingo Licensing Law, may provide that games of chance otherwise authorized thereunder may be held, operated and conducted on the first day of the week, commonly known and designated as "Sunday."
[Adopted 5-12-1980 as Ch. 55 of the 1980 Code]
As used in this Article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATION
An authorized organization as defined in Article 9-A, § 186, Subdivision 4, of the General Municipal Law.
GAMES OF CHANCE
As defined in Article 9-A, § 186, Subdivisions 3 and 3-a, of the General Municipal Law.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
Authorized organizations may, upon the obtaining of a license from the City Clerk of the City of Oswego, New York, conduct games of chance within the territorial limits of the City of Oswego, 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 Article. 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 Article, as the same may be amended from time to time.
The conduct of games of chance authorized by this Article 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 Article 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 City of Oswego 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 Article, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall forfeit any license issued to it under this Article authorizing the conduct of games of chance in the City of Oswego and shall be ineligible to apply for another license for at least one (1) year hereafter.
This Article shall take effect following its approval by a majority of qualified voters voting thereon at a special election held pursuant to state law and ten (10) days after the first publication thereof in the official newspaper of the City of Oswego, New York.
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Editor's Note: The Article passed at a special election held 5-24-1978.