Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session

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Statute Number:21-6407
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:CRIMES AGAINST THE PUBLIC MORALS
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Dealing in gambling devices.
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21-6407. Dealing in gambling devices. (a) Dealing in gambling devices is manufacturing, distributing or possessing with intent to distribute any gambling device or sub-assembly or essential part thereof.

(b) Dealing in gambling devices is a severity level 8, nonperson felony.

(c) Proof of possession of any device designed exclusively for gambling purposes, which device is not set up for use or which is not in a gambling place, creates a presumption of possession with intent to distribute.

(d) It shall be a defense to a prosecution under this section that:

(1) The gambling device is an antique slot machine and that the antique slot machine was not operated for gambling purposes while in the owner's or the defendant's possession. A slot machine shall be deemed an antique slot machine if it was manufactured prior to the year 1950; or

(2) the gambling device or sub-assembly or essential part thereof is manufactured, distributed or possessed by a manufacturer registered under the federal gambling devices act of 1962 (15 U.S.C. 1171 et seq.) or a transporter under contract with such manufacturer with intent to distribute for use:

(A) By the Kansas lottery or Kansas lottery retailers as authorized by law and rules and regulations adopted by the Kansas lottery commission;

(B) by a licensee of the Kansas racing commission as authorized by law and rules and regulations adopted by the commission;

(C) in a state other than the state of Kansas; or

(D) in tribal gaming.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, 218; July 1, 2011.



Date Composed: 01/19/2012 Date Modified: 01/19/2012

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