FANTASY CONTESTS CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 157 of 2019
432.513 Prohibited conduct; violation; crime; penalties.
(1) A person shall not do any of the following:
(a) Except as otherwise provided in section 3, offer a fantasy contest in this state unless the person is licensed by the board.
(b) Knowingly make a false statement on an application for a license to be issued under this act.
(c) Knowingly provide false testimony to the board or any authorized representative of the board while under oath.
(2) The board shall not issue a license under this act to a person that violates subsection (1).
(3) A person who violates subsection (1)(a) is guilty of a crime as follows:
(a) For the first or second violation, the person is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine of not more than $10,000.00, or both.
(b) For a third or subsequent violation, the person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 5 years or a fine of not more than $50,000.00, or both.
(4) The board may issue a cease and desist order and obtain injunctive relief against a person that violates this act.
History: 2019, Act 157, Imd. Eff. Dec. 20, 2019
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