THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.302 Keeping or occupying common gambling house or building or place where gaming permitted; apparatus used for gaming or gambling; manufacture or possession of gaming or gambling apparatus for sale.
(1) Except as provided in subsection (2), any person, or his or her agent or employee who, directly or indirectly, keeps, occupies, or assists in keeping or occupying any common gambling house or any building or place where gaming is permitted or suffered or who suffers or permits on any premises owned, occupied, or controlled by him or her any apparatus used for gaming or gambling or who shall use such apparatus for gaming or gambling in any place within this state, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine of not more than $1,000.00.
(2) This section does not prohibit the manufacture of gaming or gambling apparatus or the possession of gaming or gambling apparatus by the manufacturer of the apparatus solely for sale outside of this state, or for sale to a gambling establishment operating within this state in compliance with the laws of this state, if applicable, and in compliance with the laws of the United States, provided the manufacturer meets or exceeds federal government requirements in regard to manufacture, storage, and transportation.
History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931
CL 1948, 750.302
Am. 1989, Act 85, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989
Am. 2002, Act 672, Eff. Mar. 31, 2003
Former Law: See sections 2 and 11 of Act 176 of 1925, being CL 1929, §§ 9122 and 9131.
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