VENDING MACHINE SLUGS (EXCERPT)
Act 148 of 1933
752.801 Vending machine or other receptacle designed to receive or be operated by lawful coin; use of slugs or other device as misdemeanor; penalty.
Any person who by means of any token, slug, false or counterfeited coin, or by any other means, method, trick, or device whatsoever not lawfully authorized by the owner, lessee, or licensee of any vending machine, coin-box, depository box, or other receptacle established and maintained for the service of the public, and designed to receive or be operated by lawful coin of the United States of America in furtherance of or in connection with the sale, use, or enjoyment of property or service, knowingly shall operate or cause to be operated, or shall attempt to operate or attempt to cause to be operated, any such vending machine or other receptacle, or whoever shall take, obtain, accept, or receive from or by means of any such vending machine or other receptacle, any article of value or service or the use or enjoyment of any facility or service, without depositing in, delivering to and payment into such vending machine or other receptacle the amount of lawful coin of the United States of America properly chargeable and legally collectible by the owner, lessee, or licensee of the vending machine, coin-box, or other receptacle, as and for the price of an article of value or service or for the use or enjoyment of any facility or service, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $200.00, or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both.
History: 1933, Act 148, Eff. Oct. 17, 1933
CL 1948, 752.801
Am. 1985, Act 49, Imd. Eff. June 14, 1985
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