|Senate Counsel & Research||State of Minnesota|
|S.F. No. 785 -Restricted Video Games, Rental or Purchase Prohibition (First Engrossment)|
|Author:||Senator Sandra Pappas|
|Prepared by:||Chris Turner, Senate Research (651/296-4350)|
|Date:||March 9, 2005|
Section 1, subdivision 1, defines "restricted video game" as a video game rated AO or M by the
entertainment software rating board.
Subdivision 2 creates a petty misdemeanor penalty for persons under the age of 17 who knowingly rent or purchase a restricted video game.
Subdivision 3 requires retailers who sell or rent video games to post a sign that states the following: "It is against the law for a person under 17 to rent or purchase a video game rated AO or M. Violators may be subject to a $25 penalty."
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