ORDINANCE NO. BL2004-350
An ordinance amending Chapter 11.28 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding the operation of pinball machines by minors.
WHEREAS, Section 11.28.060 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws prohibits owners of pinball machines from allowing minors under the age of eighteen years to play, operate, or use such machines, or to loiter near pinball machines; and
WHEREAS, pinball machines are no longer used primarily as gambling devices, but rather as games of amusement; and
WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated Section 39-17-501, et seq., adequately addresses
the prohibition of gambling devices on a state law level.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Chapter 11.28 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws be and the same is hereby amended by deleting Section 11.28.060 in its entirety.
Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its enactment, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Mike Jameson
|Introduced:||September 7, 2004|
|Passed First Reading:||September 7, 2004|
|Referred to:||Public Safety Committee|
|Passed Second Reading:||September 21, 2004|
|Passed Third Reading:||October 5, 2004 - ROLL CALL VOTE|
|Approved:||October 6, 2004|