HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2241

TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE, 2012

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO ANTIQUE GAMBLING DEVICES.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 712-1226, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"712-1226 Possession of a gambling device. (1) A person commits the offense of possession of a gambling device if the person manufactures, sells, transports, places, possesses, or conducts or negotiates any transaction affecting or designed to affect ownership, custody, or use of any gambling device, knowing it is to be used in the advancement of gambling activity [which] that is not social gambling.

(2) This section shall not apply to the possession of any antique gambling device.

(3) For the purposes of this section, "antique gambling device" means any inoperable, non-electronic, mechanical gambling device that is twenty-five years or older from the date of manufacture and that is used for display purposes only."

[(2)] (4) Possession of a gambling device is a misdemeanor."

SECTION 2. This Act does not affect rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun before its effective date.

SECTION 3. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect On January 7, 2059.


 


 

Report Title:

Antique Gambling Devices; Slot Machines

 

Description:

Defines "antique gambling device". Clarifies that the possession of an antique gambling device is not unlawful if the device is inoperable and for display purposes only. Effective January 7, 2059. (HB2241 HD1)

 

 

 

 

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