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2017 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 17 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety and Welfare
Part 6 - Lottery Sales
§ 39-17-603. Delinquent acts.
Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-17-603 (2017)
- (a) It is a delinquent act for a person under eighteen (18) years of age to purchase, or attempt to purchase, a state lottery ticket or share.
- (b) It is a delinquent act for a person under eighteen (18) years of age to redeem, or attempt to redeem, a state lottery ticket or share.
- (c) A violation of this section is punishable by a fine not to exceed fifty dollars ($50.00) or, in the discretion of the court, community service work not less than twenty (20) hours nor more than fifty (50) hours.
- (d) This section shall not be construed as prohibiting any person under eighteen (18) years of age from handling or transporting state lottery tickets or shares as a part of and in the course of the person's employment; provided, however, that the person is under the supervision of another employee who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
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