2006 New York Code - Licenses And Fingerprinting.

    §  20-360 Licenses and fingerprinting. a. It shall be unlawful for any
  person to conduct, maintain or operate, or engage  in  the  business  of
  conducting,  maintaining  or  operating, a public dance hall, cabaret or
  catering  establishment  unless  the  premises  wherein  the   same   is
  conducted,  maintained or operated are licensed in the manner prescribed
    b. A  membership  corporation,  club,  association  or  society  which
  permits  musical  entertainment,  singing,  dancing  or  other  form  of
  amusement in premises wherein food or drink is  directly  or  indirectly
  sold  to its members, or their guests, or to the public, shall be deemed
  to be conducting a cabaret hereunder.
    c. A steamship or boat moored or tied to a dock, pier  or  shore,  and
  which  contains  a dance hall or cabaret in use while so moored or tied,
  shall be required to obtain such license.
    d. All applicants for licenses required  by  the  provisions  of  this
  subchapter and holders of concessions on premises requiring such license
  shall  be  fingerprinted. If the applicant is a partnership, all members
  of the partnership shall be fingerprinted. Except in the  discretion  of
  the  commissioner, if the applicant is a corporation, club, association,
  society or other organized groups of persons, all  officers,  directors,
  stockholders  and  other  persons  entitled  to a share of the income or
  profits shall be fingerprinted. If the applicant for a  cabaret  license
  is  the  proprietor  of  a hotel containing more than two hundred rooms,
  only an officer or manager of the hotel filing the application shall  be

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