2015 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade (Sections 1 - 8405)
Chapter 24 - Transportation of Gambling Devices (Sections 1171 - 1178)
Sec. 1178 - Nonapplicability of chapter to certain machines and devices

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 24 - TRANSPORTATION OF GAMBLING DEVICES
Sec. 1178 - Nonapplicability of chapter to certain machines and devices
Containssection 1178
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditJan. 2, 1951, ch. 1194, §9, as added Pub. L. 87-840, §6, Oct. 18, 1962, 76 Stat. 1077.
Statutes at Large Reference76 Stat. 1077
Public and Private LawPublic Law 87-840

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15 U.S.C. § 1178 (2015)

§1178. Nonapplicability of chapter to certain machines and devices

None of the provisions of this chapter shall be construed to apply—

(1) to any machine or mechanical device designed and manufactured primarily for use at a racetrack in connection with parimutuel betting,

(2) to any machine or mechanical device, such as a coin-operated bowling alley, shuffleboard, marble machine (a so-called pinball machine), or mechanical gun, which is not designed and manufactured primarily for use in connection with gambling, and (A) which when operated does not deliver, as a result of the application of an element of chance, any money or property, or (B) by the operation of which a person may not become entitled to receive, as the result of the application of an element of chance, any money or property, or

(3) to any so-called claw, crane, or digger machine and similar devices which are not operated by coin, are actuated by a crank, and are designed and manufactured primarily for use at carnivals or county or State fairs.

(Jan. 2, 1951, ch. 1194, §9, as added Pub. L. 87–840, §6, Oct. 18, 1962, 76 Stat. 1077.)

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective on sixtieth day after Oct. 18, 1962, see section 7 of Pub. L. 87–840, set out as an Effective Date of 1962 Amendment note under section 1171 of this title.

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