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The DC Code: § 22-1718 Advertising and promotion; sale and possession of lottery and numbers tickets and slips.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
a
Nothing in subchapter I of this chapter shall be construed to prohibit the advertising and promotion of excepted permissible gambling activities pursuant to § 22-1717, hereof, including, but not limited to, the sale, by agents authorized by the District of Columbia, and the possession of tickets, certificates, or slips for lottery and daily numbers games excepted and permissible pursuant to § 22-1717, hereof, and the sale, lease, purchase, or possession of tickets, slips, certificates, or cards for bingo, raffles, and Monte Carlo night parties, excepted and permissible pursuant to § 22-1717, hereof.
b
Nothing in § 22-1701 shall prohibit advertising a lottery by the Maryland State Lottery so long as Maryland does not prohibit advertising or otherwise publishing an account of a lottery by the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-1518. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 3-172, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-1714. For legislative history of D.C. Law 6-220, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-1716. Law 11-272, the "Lottery Games Amendment Act of 1996," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 11-698. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on July 3, 1996, and July 17, 1996, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 5, 1996, it was assigned Act No. 11-371 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 11-272 became effective on June 3, 1997. Law 12-114, the "Criminal Amendment Act of 1998," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 12-406, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 4, 1997, and December 4, 1997, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 22, 1997, it was assigned Act No. 12-233 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 12-114 became effective on May 22, 1998. DC CODE § 22-1718 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 10, 1981, D.C. Law 3-172, § 3, 27 DCR 4736; Apr. 11, 1987, D.C. Law 6-220, § 2(a)(3), 34 DCR 900; June 3, 1997, D.C. Law 11-272, § 2(a), 43 DCR 4672; May 22, 1998, D.C. Law 12-114, § 2, 45 DCR 486.)