2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 27 - Louisiana Gaming Control
RS 27:444 - Check cashing; prohibitions

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 27:444 (2018)

§444. Check cashing; prohibitions

A.(1) No person who has been granted a license to place video draw poker devices in his truck stop facility and no servant, agent, or employee of the licensee shall cash or accept for cashing an identifiable employee payroll check.

(2) No such person in his capacity as a licensee or a servant, agent, or employee of a licensee shall cash or accept in exchange for cash any document evidencing or stating title to or ownership of, whether unencumbered or encumbered by a privilege, mortgage, or security interest, any classification of motor vehicle, manufactured home, or immovable property, including any building or dwelling situated therein.

(3) No such person in his capacity as a licensee or a servant, agent, or employee of a licensee shall cash or accept in exchange for cash any check that represents a Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or supplemental security income payment.

(4) The provisions of this Section shall not prohibit any transaction or commerce which is unrelated to the use or operation of video draw poker devices.

B. Whoever violates or permits the violation of the provisions of this Section may be imprisoned for not more than six months or fined not more than five hundred dollars, or both.

Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 12, §1, eff. July 1, 1994. Redesignated from R.S. 33:4862.22 by Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 7, §3, eff. May 1, 1996; Acts 1997, No. 484, §1, eff. July 3, 1997; Acts 1997, No. 1285, §1, eff. July 15, 1997; Acts 2012, No. 161, §4.

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