THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.143a Information about rating system; posting sign by video game retailer required; violation; fine; definitions.
(1) A video game retailer shall post a sign in a prominent area within the video game retailer's retail establishment that provides information about a rating system or notifies consumers that a rating system is available to aid in the selection of a game and shall make information that explains the video game rating system available to consumers on request.
(2) A video game retailer that violates this section is responsible for a state civil infraction and may be ordered to pay a civil fine of not more than $1,000.00.
(3) As used in this section:
(a) "Rating system" means any video game rating system shown on the exterior packaging of a video game when it is sold or rented.
(b) "Video game" means an object or device that stores recorded data or instructions generated by a person who uses it, and by processing the data or instructions creates an interactive game capable of being played, viewed, or experienced on or through a computer, gaming system, game console, or other technology.
(c) "Video game retailer" means a person that sells or rents video games to the public.
History: Add. 2005, Act 105, Eff. Dec. 1, 2005
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