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§ 12-105. Gambling on vessel or building or other structure on or over water within the State.
 

(a)  Construction of section.- This section: 

(1) applies notwithstanding the issuance of a license or permit through or by a county, municipal corporation, or other political subdivision of the State; and 

(2) does not authorize an act that is otherwise prohibited by law. 

(b)  Prohibited - Gaming device on or over waters of the State.- A person may not bet, wager, or gamble or keep, conduct, maintain, or operate a gaming device on: 

(1) a vessel or a part of a vessel on water within the State, except as provided in § 6-209 of the Transportation Article; or 

(2) all or a part of a building or other structure that is built on or over water within the State, if the building or other structure cannot be entered from the shore of the State by a person on foot. 

(c)  Same - Keeping vessel or structure for gaming device.- To conduct, maintain, or operate a gaming device, a person may not establish, keep, rent, use, or occupy, or knowingly allow to be established, kept, rented, used, or occupied: 

(1) a vessel on water within the State; or 

(2) a building or other structure that is built on or over water within the State, if the building or other structure cannot be entered from the shore of the State by a person on foot. 

(d)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine of not less than $200 and not exceeding $1,000 or both for each violation. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 246A; 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]   

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Maryland > Criminal-law > Title-12 > Subtitle-1 > 12-105

§ 12-105. Gambling on vessel or building or other structure on or over water within the State.
 

(a)  Construction of section.- This section: 

(1) applies notwithstanding the issuance of a license or permit through or by a county, municipal corporation, or other political subdivision of the State; and 

(2) does not authorize an act that is otherwise prohibited by law. 

(b)  Prohibited - Gaming device on or over waters of the State.- A person may not bet, wager, or gamble or keep, conduct, maintain, or operate a gaming device on: 

(1) a vessel or a part of a vessel on water within the State, except as provided in § 6-209 of the Transportation Article; or 

(2) all or a part of a building or other structure that is built on or over water within the State, if the building or other structure cannot be entered from the shore of the State by a person on foot. 

(c)  Same - Keeping vessel or structure for gaming device.- To conduct, maintain, or operate a gaming device, a person may not establish, keep, rent, use, or occupy, or knowingly allow to be established, kept, rented, used, or occupied: 

(1) a vessel on water within the State; or 

(2) a building or other structure that is built on or over water within the State, if the building or other structure cannot be entered from the shore of the State by a person on foot. 

(d)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine of not less than $200 and not exceeding $1,000 or both for each violation. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 246A; 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]   


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Maryland > Criminal-law > Title-12 > Subtitle-1 > 12-105

§ 12-105. Gambling on vessel or building or other structure on or over water within the State.
 

(a)  Construction of section.- This section: 

(1) applies notwithstanding the issuance of a license or permit through or by a county, municipal corporation, or other political subdivision of the State; and 

(2) does not authorize an act that is otherwise prohibited by law. 

(b)  Prohibited - Gaming device on or over waters of the State.- A person may not bet, wager, or gamble or keep, conduct, maintain, or operate a gaming device on: 

(1) a vessel or a part of a vessel on water within the State, except as provided in § 6-209 of the Transportation Article; or 

(2) all or a part of a building or other structure that is built on or over water within the State, if the building or other structure cannot be entered from the shore of the State by a person on foot. 

(c)  Same - Keeping vessel or structure for gaming device.- To conduct, maintain, or operate a gaming device, a person may not establish, keep, rent, use, or occupy, or knowingly allow to be established, kept, rented, used, or occupied: 

(1) a vessel on water within the State; or 

(2) a building or other structure that is built on or over water within the State, if the building or other structure cannot be entered from the shore of the State by a person on foot. 

(d)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine of not less than $200 and not exceeding $1,000 or both for each violation. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 246A; 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]   

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