[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Greenfield 10-2-1958; amended in its entirety 12-28-1988 by L.L. No. 10-1988. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This legislation was approved at referendum 11-4-1958.
It shall be lawful for any authorized organization, as defined in § 476 of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, upon obtaining the required license, to conduct the game of bingo within the territorial limits of the Town of Greenfield, subject to the provisions of this chapter, Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law, Article 19-B of the Executive Law and the following restrictions:
No person, firm, association, corporation or organization other than an authorized organization licensed under the provisions of Article 14-H shall be permitted to conduct such games.
No bingo game shall be held, operated or conducted on or within any leased premises if rental under such lease is to be paid wholly or partly on the basis of a percentage of the receipts or net profits derived from the operation of such game.
The entire net proceeds of any game shall be exclusively devoted to the lawful purposes of the organization permitted to conduct the same.
No single prize shall exceed the sum or value of $250.
No series of prizes on any one occasion shall aggregate more than $1,000.
No person except a bona fide member of any such organization shall participate in the management or operation of such game.
No person shall receive any remuneration for participating in the management or operation of any such game.
No authorized organization licensed under the provisions of Article 14-H shall purchase or receive any supplies or equipment specifically designed or adapted for use in the conduct of bingo games from other than a supplier licensed under the Bingo Control Law or from another authorized organization.
Editor's Note: See § 430 et seq. of the Executive Law.
Limited-period bingo shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Article 14-H and the rules and regulations of the commission.
The unauthorized conduct of a bingo game and any willful violation of any provision of this chapter shall constitute and be punishable as a misdemeanor.