THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.141 Presence of minor under 17 in places where liquor is sold, given away, or furnished; attendance of minors at dances.
A minor child under 17 years of age shall not be permitted to remain in a dance hall, saloon, barroom or any place where spirituous or intoxicating liquor, wine or beer, or any beverage, liquor or liquors containing spirituous or intoxicating liquor, beer or malt liquor is sold, given away or furnished for a beverage, unless the minor is accompanied by parent or guardian. A proprietor, keeper or manager of any such place who permits a minor child to remain in any such place, and a person who encourages or induces in any way the minor child to enter the place or to remain therein shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. This section shall not prevent a township, village or city from establishing, by ordinance, regulations more stringent than the provisions of this act relative to the attendance of a minor at theaters, movie houses, bowling or billiard halls and dance halls. This section shall not prevent a township, village or city from establishing, by ordinance, regulations permitting the attendance of minor children at dances where no spirituous or intoxicating liquor, beer or malt liquor is sold, given away or consumed in the dance area.
History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931
CL 1948, 750.141
Am. 1959, Act 254, Eff. Mar. 19, 1960
Am. 1966, Act 166, Imd. Eff. July 1, 1966
Am. 1972, Act 32, Imd. Eff. Feb. 19, 1972
Former Law: See section 3 of Chapter XXX of Part II of Act 319 of 1927, being CL 1929, § 7631; section 2 of Act 260 of 1881, being How., § 1999; CL 1897, § 5554; CL 1915, § 7223; CL 1929, § 12799; Act 236 of 1905; and Act 55 of 1907.
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