Maine Revised Statutes

§325. Penalties

1. Violation of chapter or rules; general penalty.  Except as otherwise specifically provided, a person, firm, association or corporation that violates a provision of this chapter or a rule of the Gambling Control Unit prescribed by authority of this chapter commits a civil violation for which a fine of not more than $1,000 may be adjudged.
[ 2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §26 (AMD) .]
2. Commercial beano hall violations.  A person, corporation, partnership or unincorporated association that rents or leases a building or facilities to hold, conduct or operate "beano" or "bingo" commits a Class E crime if that person, corporation, partnership or unincorporated association:
A. Rents or leases a building or facilities to hold, conduct or operate a "beano" or "bingo" game without a commercial beano hall permit issued by the Gambling Control Unit; or [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §26 (AMD).]
B. Violates a provision of this chapter or a rule adopted by the Gambling Control Unit pursuant to this chapter. [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §26 (AMD).]
Violation of this subsection is a strict liability crime as defined in Title 17-A, section 34, subsection 4-A.
[ 2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §26 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 307, §2 (NEW). 1999, c. 74, §6 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2003, c. 452, §I11 (RPR). 2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §26 (AMD).