[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Cheektowaga 10-21-1985 as Ch. 31 of the 1985 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Bingo — See Ch. 63.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Cheektowaga 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 Racing and Wagering Board.
This chapter shall apply to the entire Town of Cheektowaga outside the limits of the Villages of Depew and Sloan.
The words and terms used in this chapter shall have the same meaning as such words and terms used in Article 9-A of the General Municipal Law, unless otherwise provided herein or the context requires a different meaning.
The Town Board of the Town of Cheektowaga, 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 Cheektowaga, subject to the provisions of this chapter.
During the conduct of games of chance, beer 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.
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 of 1979 for the purpose of approving this chapter pursuant to the provisions of law, a majority of the qualified electors of the Town of Cheektowaga voting at said referendum shall approve the same by voting for the proposition.
Editor's Note: Approved at referendum 11-6-1979.
If any provisions of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstances shall be adjudged unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of this chapter or the application thereof to other persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby, and the Town Board hereby declares that it would have enacted this chapter without the invalid provision or application, as the case may be, had such invalidity been apparent.