Cecil County, MD
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted as indicated in text (Ch. 86 of the 1990 Code of Public Local Laws). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[1961 Code, § 122; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-14(a); 1982, ch. 455, § 1; 1988, ch. 227, § 2]
Every person, firm, association or corporation keeping, maintaining or operating for public entertainment or amusement within Cecil County any pinball machine (console or other), electrical game, shuffleboard, mechanical bowling game, jukebox or other mechanical musical device, or any similar device whose operation requires the insertion of a coin or token, shall obtain a license from the County for each device. The fee for the license shall be set by resolution of the Council.
[1961 Code, § 122; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-14(b); 1982, ch. 455, § 1; 1984, ch. 241, § 1; 1988, ch. 227, § 2; amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
Every person, firm, association or corporation distributing cigarettes and other tobacco products by means of a vending machine shall obtain a license from the County for each machine, and shall pay annually a fee set by resolution for each license.
[1961 Code, § 122; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-14(c); 1982, ch. 455, § 1; 1988, ch. 227, § 2]
Every machine or device required to be licensed under this chapter shall bear a tag or sticker issued by the County.
[1961 Code, § 122; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-14(d); 1982, ch. 455, § 1; 1984, ch. 241, § 1 1988, ch. 227, § 2]
It is unlawful to own, operate, keep, or maintain a machine required to be licensed under this chapter without displaying the required tag or sticker. It is unlawful to maintain an establishment containing a machine required to be licensed under this chapter without displaying a tag or sticker for each machine. The owner of the machine, the proprietor, and the manager of the establishment may be prosecuted for violating the requirement to prominently display a tag or sticker for each machine required to be licensed.
[1961 Code, § 122; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-14(e); 1982, ch. 455, § 1; 1988, ch. 227, § 2; amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
Each violation of the provisions of this chapter is a misdemeanor punishable by fine of not more than $1,000 and imprisonment for not more than 90 days for each day of the violation.