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DIVISION 8. SPECIAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS [18400 - 22948.25]

  ( Division 8 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 44. )

CHAPTER 6.5. Video Arcades [20600 - 20602]
  ( Chapter 6.5 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 748, Sec. 1. )

20600.
  

A video arcade shall post a sign that notifies consumers that a video arcade game rating system, created by the video arcade gaming industry, is available to aid in the selection of a game. This sign shall be posted on the wall of the arcade in a prominent area such as the arcade entrance, the money exchange machine, or the token counter. The lettering of each sign shall be printed, at a minimum, in 36-point type and shall be in black ink against a light colored background, with dimensions no less than 18 by 24 inches.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 748, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

20601.
  

A video arcade shall make available upon request a brochure to consumers that explains the rating system described in Section 20600.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 748, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

20602.
  

For the purposes of this chapter, “video arcade” means any premises where all of the following exist:

(a) Minors are legally permitted to conduct business.

(b) Ten or more video game machines or devices are operated.

(c) One or more of the video game machines or devices are rated “red” or five or more of the video game machines or devices are rated “yellow” under the rating system created by the video arcade gaming industry.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 748, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

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