Allegany County, MD
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted and amended as indicated in text.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Paper gaming — See Ch. 333.
[1955 Code, sec. 338; 1947, ch. 412; 1963, ch. 239, sec. 338 (Ch. 145, § 145-1, of the 1984 Code)]

§ 219-1 License required; fees. [1]

Every person, firm or corporation keeping, maintaining or operating for public entertainment in Allegany County any music box, mechanical player piano, graphophone or other similar mechanical musical device played by the insertion of a coin or token shall obtain an annual County license therefor from the Clerk of the Circuit Court of said County and shall pay a fee in an amount set by the County Commissioners from time to time by resolution.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 219-2 License to be posted.

Each machine or device licensed shall have affixed to it or posted in a conspicuous place on the premises wherein said machine or device is located the license issued by the Clerk, showing that the fee for the current year has been paid.

§ 219-3 Expiration.

All licenses shall expire on the 30th day of April of each year, shall be transferable and shall be prorated monthly.

§ 219-4 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation keeping, maintaining or operating any such machine or device without a license shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined $100.

§ 219-5 Disposition of fees collected.

All license fees collected under the provisions of this article shall be paid to the County Commissioners of Allegany County and credited to the general funds of the County.
[1955 Code, sec. 339; 1947, ch. 413; 1963, ch. 239, sec. 339(a) (Ch. 145, § 145-2, of the 1984 Code)]

§ 219-6 License required; fee. [1]

Every person, firm or corporation keeping, maintaining or operating for public entertainment in Allegany County any pinball machine or similar device operated or played by the insertion of a coin or token issuing checks or tokens which permit free plays or replays only or registering scores, free plays or replays shall obtain a license therefor from the Clerk of the Circuit Court of said County and shall pay a fee in an amount set by the County Commissioners from time to time by resolution.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 219-7 License to be posted.

Each machine or device so licensed shall have affixed to it or posted in a conspicuous place on the premises wherein said machine or device is located the license issued by the Clerk, showing that the fee for the current year has been paid.

§ 219-8 Expiration.

All licenses shall expire on the 30th of April of each year, shall be transferable and shall be prorated monthly.

§ 219-9 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation keeping, maintaining or operating any such machine or device without a license shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined $100.

§ 219-10 Disposition of fees collected.

All license fees collected under the provisions of this article shall be paid to the County Commissioners of Allegany County and credited to the general funds of the County.