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 herein. 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 fingerprinted.
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