Code of the District of Columbia

§ 36–641.12. Game of skill machine use by minors prohibited.

(a) A licensee shall not permit a person under the age of 18 to use or play a game of skill machine.

(b) The Office may suspend or revoke a license and issue a fine, in accordance with § 36-641.15, against a licensee that knowingly allows a person under the age of 18 to use or play a game of skill machine.


(Mar. 10, 1981, D.C. Law 3-172, § 412; as added Apr. 27, 2021, D.C. Law 23-280, § 7(b), 68 DCR 001156.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 2(b) of Revised Game of Skill Machines Consumer Protections Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-16, Feb. 26, 2021, 68 DCR 002559).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 2(b) of Revised Game of Skill Machines Consumer Protections Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-479, Oct. 1, 2020, 67 DCR 13284).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) creation of this section, see § 2(b) of Revised Game of Skill Machines Consumer Protections Temporary Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Law 23-257, Mar. 16, 2021, 67 DCR 13932).