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IC 4-33
    ARTICLE 33. RIVERBOAT GAMBLING

IC 4-33-1
     Chapter 1. General Provisions

IC 4-33-1-1
Application of article
    
Sec. 1. This article applies only to the following:
        (1) Counties contiguous to Lake Michigan.
        (2) A county that is:
            (A) contiguous to the Ohio River; and
            (B) described in IC 4-33-6-1(a)(5).
        (3) A county that contains a historic hotel district.
As added by P.L.277-1993(ss), SEC.124. Amended by P.L.92-2003, SEC.1; P.L.233-2007, SEC.11.

IC 4-33-1-2
Legislative intent
    
Sec. 2. This article is intended to benefit the people of Indiana by promoting tourism and assisting economic development. The public's confidence and trust will be maintained only through:
        (1) comprehensive law enforcement supervision; and
        (2) the strict regulation of facilities, persons, associations, and gambling operations under this article.
As added by P.L.277-1993(ss), SEC.124.

IC 4-33-1-3
References to article
    
Sec. 3. References to "this article" include the provisions of this article and any rules or orders adopted under the authority of this article.
As added by P.L.277-1993(ss), SEC.124.

IC 4-33-1-4
Exemption from provisions
    
Sec. 4. Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1172, approved January 2, 1951, the state of Indiana, acting by and through duly elected and qualified members of the legislature, does declare and proclaim that the state is exempt from the provisions of 15 U.S.C. 1172.
As added by P.L.20-1995, SEC.2.

IC 4-33-1-5
Shipments of gambling devices
    
Sec. 5. All shipments of gambling devices, including slot machines, to an operating agent or a licensed riverboat in Indiana, the registering, recording, and labeling of which have been completed by the manufacturer or dealer thereof in accordance with 15 U.S.C. 1171 through 1178, are legal shipments of gambling devices into Indiana.


As added by P.L.20-1995, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.92-2003, SEC.2.