March 21, 2019, Introduced by Senator ANANICH and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.
A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled
"The Michigan penal code,"
by amending section 301 (MCL 750.301), as amended by 2002 PA 672.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
as otherwise allowed by law, a
his or her whether acting in
his or her own behalf or as
an agent or employee, who, directly or indirectly, takes, receives,
accepts from any person
any money or a valuable thing with the
understanding, or allegation that
any money or a
thing will be paid or delivered to any person,
payment or delivery is alleged to be or will be contingent
the result of
any a race,
contest, or game or upon on
any an event not known by the parties to be certain,
is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more
than 1 year or a fine of not more than $1,000.00.
(2) This section does not apply to a game, wager, or other
transaction to which all of the following apply:
(a) The transaction is incidental to a bona fide social
(b) Not more than 100 individuals participate in the
(c) The maximum amount wagered by an individual is $25.00.
(d) Other than the wagers, no other money or thing of value is
paid to participate in the transaction.
(e) The entire amount of the wagers is paid to 1 or more
participants as a prize.
(f) None of the participants are engaging, directly or
indirectly, in professional gambling.