§ 9-625.  Sale of Laser Pointing Devices. 922
   (1)   Definitions.
      (a)   Laser Pointing Device. Any hand-held device which emits light amplified by the simulated emission of radiation which is visible to the human eye.
      (b)   Minor. Any person under the age of eighteen (18) years.
      (c)   Person. Any retail establishment, individual, firm, association, partnership or corporation engaged in the sale or transfer of laser pointing devices.
   (2)   Prohibited Conduct.
      (a)   No person shall sell or otherwise transfer any laser pointing device to a minor, unless said minor is accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, who will purchase said laser pointing device at the time of purchase or transfer.
      (b)   No person shall store for sale or transfer or display laser pointing devices unless such items are contained within a sealed and locked case, or are located behind the service counter, or stored or displayed in any other manner which restricts easy access to laser pointing devices by customers and/or the general public.
      (c)   No minor shall, at the time of purchase or transfer, or attempted purchase or transfer, of a laser pointing device, knowingly furnish fraudulent evidence of majority including, but not limited to, a motor vehicle operators license, an identification card issued to a member of the Armed Forces, or any document issued by a federal, state, county or municipal government.
   (3)   Required Conduct.
      (a)   Any person who sells or otherwise transfers a laser pointing device must require the purchaser to supply photo identification as proof of lawful age if the purchaser appears to be under the age of twenty-five (25).
      (b)   Any person who sells or otherwise transfers a laser pointing device must maintain a log of all purchases with the following information: name and address of said purchaser and identification number of the laser pointing device.
   (4)   Enforcement.
      (a)   The Department of License and Inspections shall enforce the provisions of this Section.
   (5)   Penalties.
      (a)   Any person who violates the provisions of this Section shall be subjected to a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than three hundred dollars ($300).
      (b)   In addition to the penalties outlined above, the Department of Licenses and Inspections may revoke the commercial activity license of any person violating the provisions of this Section on three (3) occasions. 923

 

Notes

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   Added, Bill No. 980657-A (approved February 8, 1999).
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   Amended, Bill No. 110758 (approved December 21, 2011), effective May 1, 2012.