HB 1649-1_ Filed 02/20/2001, 15:16
Your Committee on Human Affairs , to which was referred House Bill 1649 , has
had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the
recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:
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" (d) "Harmful to minors" refers to an amusement machine that:
(1) predominantly appeals to:
(A) minors' morbid interest in violence; or
(B) minors' prurient interest in sex;
(2) is patently offensive to prevailing standards in the adult
community as a whole with respect to what is suitable
material for persons less than eighteen (18) years of age;
(3) lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value
as a whole for persons less than eighteen (18) years of age;
(A) graphic violence; or
(B) strong sexual content.
(e) "Graphic violence" means an amusement machine's visual
depiction or representation of realistic serious injury to a human
or human-like being, including amputation, decapitation,
dismemberment, bloodshed, mutilation, maiming, or disfiguration.
(f) "Strong sexual content" means the visual depiction or
representation by an amusement machine of nudity (as defined in
) or sexual conduct (as defined in
) by a
human or human-like being.
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" Sec. 7. This chapter does not preempt an ordinance, a bylaw,
or a rule, or any amendment to an ordinance, bylaw, or rule,
(1) a county;
(2) a city;
(3) a township;
(4) a department, a board, or an agency of a:
(B) city; or
(C) township; or
(5) any other political subdivision or agency of the state;
concerning regulation of an amusement machine harmful to
minors that was enacted, promulgated, or adopted before the
effective date of this chapter.
(Reference is to HB 1649 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
CR164901/DI 98 2001