§ 1171 Definitions
§ 1172 Transportation of gambling devices as unlawful; exceptions; authority of Federal Trade Commission
§ 1173 Registration of manufacturers and dealers
§ 1174 Labeling and marking of shipping packages
§ 1175 Specific jurisdictions within which manufacturing, repairing, selling, possessing, etc., prohibited; exceptions
§ 1176 Penalties
§ 1177 Confiscation of gambling devices and means of transportation; laws governing
§ 1178 Nonapplicability of chapter to certain machines and devices

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 15 > Chapter 24 - Transportation of Gambling Devices

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See 1 USC 2
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • gambling device: means --

    (1) any so-called "slot machine" or any other machine or mechanical device an essential part of which is a drum or reel with insignia thereon, and (A) which when operated may deliver, as the result of the application of an element of chance, any money or property, or (B) by the operation of which a person may become entitled to receive, as the result of the application of an element of chance, any money or property. See 15 USC 1171

  • including: when used in a definition contained in this title shall not be deemed to exclude other things otherwise within the meaning of the term defined. See 26 USC 7701
  • interstate or foreign commerce: means commerce (1) between any State or possession of the United States and any place outside of such State or possession, or (2) between points in the same State or possession of the United States but through any place outside thereof. See 15 USC 1171
  • possession of the United States: means any possession of the United States which is not named in paragraph 1 (b) of this section. See 15 USC 1171
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Treasury or his delegate. See 26 USC 7701
  • State: includes the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam. See 15 USC 1171
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Tax Court: means the United States Tax Court. See 26 USC 7701
  • taxable year: means the calendar year, or the fiscal year ending during such calendar year, upon the basis of which the taxable income is computed under subtitle A. See 26 USC 7701
  • taxpayer: means any person subject to any internal revenue tax. See 26 USC 7701
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • United States: when used in a geographical sense includes only the States and the District of Columbia. See 26 USC 7701
  • vessel: includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See 1 USC 3