New York Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Sec. § 110
Information to Be Requested in Applications for Licenses or Permits


110. Information to be requested in applications for licenses or permits.

1.

The following shall be the information required on an application for a license or permit:

(a)

A statement of identity as follows:

(i)

If the applicant is an individual, his name, date and place of birth, citizenship, permanent home address, telephone number and social security number, as well as any other names by which he has conducted a business at any time.

(ii)

If the applicant is a corporation, the corporate name of the applicant, its place of incorporation, its main business address (and if such main business address is not within the state, the address of its main place of business within the state), other names by which it has been known or has conducted business at any time, its telephone number, its federal employer identification number, and the names, ages, citizenship, and permanent home addresses of its directors, officers and its shareholders (except that if there be more than ten shareholders then those shareholders holding ten percent or more of any class of its shares).
(iii)
If the applicant is a partnership, its name, its main business address (and if such main business address is not within the state, the address of its main place of business within the state), other names by which it has been known or has conducted business at any time, its telephone number, its federal employer identification number, and the names, ages, citizenship, and permanent home addresses of each of its partners.

(b)

A statement identifying the street and number of the premises to be licensed, if the premises have a street and number, and otherwise such description as will reasonably indicate the locality thereof; photographs, drawings or other items related to the appearance of the interior or exterior of such premises, and a floor plan of the interior, shall be required. The applicant shall also state the nature of his interest in the premises; and the name of any other person interested as a partner, joint venturer, investor or lender with the applicant either in the premises or in the business to be licensed.

(c)

A description of any other alcohol beverage license or permit under this chapter or any other alcoholic beverage control law which, within the past ten years, the applicant (including any officers, directors, shareholders or partners listed in the statement of identity under paragraph (a) of this subdivision or the spouse of any such person) or the applicants spouse held or applied for.

(d)

A statement that such applicant or the applicants spouse has not been convicted of a crime addressed by the provisions of section one hundred twenty-six of this article which would forbid the applicant (including any officers, directors, shareholders or partners listed in the statement of identity under paragraph (a) of this subdivision or the spouse of such person) or the applicants spouse to traffic in alcoholic beverages, a statement whether or not the applicant (including any officers, directors, shareholders or partners listed in the statement of identity under paragraph (a) of this subdivision or the spouse of any such person) or the applicants spouse is an official described in section one hundred twenty-eight of this article, and a description of any crime that the applicant (including any officers, directors, shareholders or partners listed under paragraph (a) of this subdivision or the spouse of any such person) or the applicants spouse has been convicted of and whether such person has received a pardon, certificate of good conduct or certificate of relief from disabilities; provided, however, that no person shall be denied any license solely on the grounds that such person is the spouse of a person otherwise disqualified from holding a license under this chapter.

(e)

A statement that the location and layout of the premises to be licensed does not violate any requirement of this chapter relating to location and layout of licensed premises, with a copy of the certificate of occupancy for the premises.

(f)

A statement indicating the type of establishment to be operated at the premises. Such statement shall indicate the occurrence of topless entertainment and/or exotic dancing whether topless or otherwise, including, but not limited to, pole dancing and lap dancing, at the establishment.

(g)

A statement that the applicant has control of the premises to be licensed by ownership of a fee interest or via a leasehold, management agreement, or other agreement giving the applicant control over the food and beverage at the premises, with a term at least as long as the license for which the application is being made, or by a binding contract to acquire the same and a statement of identity under paragraph (a) of this subdivision for the lessor of any leasehold, manager of any management agreement, or other agreement giving the applicant control over the food and beverage at the premises, with a copy of the lease, contract, management agreement, or other agreement giving the applicant control over the food and beverage at the premises, or deed evidencing fee ownership of the premises.

(h)

A financial statement adequate to show all persons who, directly or indirectly have an economic interest in the establishment or acquisition of the business for which the license or permit application is being made, to identify the sources of funds to be applied in such establishment or acquisition, and to describe the terms and conditions governing such establishment with copies of such financial documents as the authority may reasonably require.

(i)

The fingerprints of the applicants. Fingerprints submitted by the applicants shall be transmitted to the division of criminal justice services and may be submitted to the federal bureau of investigation for state and national criminal history record checks.

2.

All license or permit applications shall be signed by the applicant (if an individual), by an officer (if a corporation), or by all partners (if a partnership). Each person signing such application shall verify it or affirm it as true under the penalties of perjury.

3.

All license or permit applications shall be accompanied by a check, draft or other forms of payment as the authority may require or authorize in the amount required by this chapter for such license or permit.

4.

If there be any change, after the filing of the application or the granting of a license, in any of the facts required to be set forth in such application, a supplemental statement giving notice of such change, cost and source of money involved in the change, duly verified, shall be filed with the authority within ten days after such change. Failure to do so shall, if willful and deliberate, be cause for revocation of the license.

5.

In giving any notice, or taking any action in reference to a licensee of a licensed premises, the authority may rely upon the information furnished in such application and in any supplemental statement connected therewith, and such information may be presumed to be correct, and shall be binding upon a licensee or licensed premises as if correct. All information required to be furnished in such application or supplemental statements shall be deemed material in any prosecution for perjury, any proceeding to revoke, cancel or suspend any license, and in the authoritys determination to approve or deny the license.

6.

The authority may in its discretion waive the submission of any category of information described in this section for any category of license or permit, provided that it shall not be permitted to waive the requirement for submission of any such category of information solely for an individual applicant or applicants and provided further that no waiver of paragraph (f) of subdivision one of this section shall be made.

7.

The authority may, by rule, adopt additional categories of information which may be reasonably necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.
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