N.Y. General Municipal Law Section 484
Control and supervision

  • suspension of licenses
  • inspection of premises


The governing body of any municipality issuing any license under this article shall have and exercise rigid control and close supervision over all games of bingo conducted under such license, to the end that the same are fairly conducted in accordance with the provisions of such license, the provisions of the rules and regulations promulgated by the control commission and the provisions of this article and such governing body and the control commission shall have the power and the authority to suspend any license issued by such governing body and to revoke the same, and, additionally, in the case of an authorized commercial lessor, to impose a fine in an amount not exceeding one thousand dollars, after notice and hearing, for violation of any such provisions, and shall have the right of entry, by their respective officers and agents, at all times into any premises where any game of bingo is being conducted or where it is intended that any such game shall be conducted, or where any equipment being used or intended to be used in the conduct thereof is found, for the purpose of inspecting the same.


In addition to the authority granted pursuant to subdivision one of this section, the governing body and the control commission, in a city having a population of one million or more, may impose a fine in an amount not exceeding one thousand dollars, after notice and hearing, on any licensee under this article for violation of any provision of such license, this article or rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto.

Source: Section 484 — Control and supervision; suspension of licenses; inspection of premises, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/GMU/484 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 484’s source at nysenate​.gov

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