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Executive (EXC) CHAPTER 18, ARTICLE 19-B
§ 432. Definitions. As used in this article, the following terms shall
have the following meanings:

1. "Control commission" or "commission" shall mean the New York state
gaming commission created pursuant to section one hundred two of the
racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law.

2. "Municipality" shall mean any city, town or village within this

3. "Bingo" or "game" shall mean a specific game of chance, commonly
known as bingo or lotto, in which prizes are awarded on the basis of
designated numbers or symbols on a card conforming to numbers or symbols
selected at random.

4. "Authorized organization" shall mean any bona fide religious or
charitable organization or bona fide educational, fraternal, civic or
service organization or bona fide organization of veterans, volunteer
firefighters, or volunteer ambulance workers, which by its charter,
certificate of incorporation, constitution, or act of the legislature,
shall have as its dominant purpose or purposes one or more of the lawful
purposes as defined in the bingo licensing law, provided that each shall
operate without profit to its members, and provided that each such
organization has engaged in serving one or more of the lawful purposes
as defined in the bingo licensing law, article fourteen-H of the general
municipal law, for a period of one year immediately prior to applying
for a license under the licensing law.

5. "Bingo licensing law" shall mean article fourteen-h of the general
municipal law.