YSC, Title 11.  Crimes & Punishment

 

Chapter 6:  Offenses
Against Public Morals

601.   Prohibition of gambling.
602.   Incest.
603.   Endangering welfare of children.

     601.  Prohibition of gambling.
     Any person who wagers, bets, or gambles money or causes, permits or allows money to be wagered, bet or gambled in any public place shall upon conviction thereof be fined not more than $100.00, or imprisoned not more than 30 days, or both.  Nothing in this section shall make it unlawful or punishable for any nonprofit organization, certified as such by the Treasurer, from conducting raffles, lotteries, or bingo games in order to raise money for any educational, charitable, or public purpose.

Source:  YSL 2-48 2, modified.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provision on the duties and powers of the Treasurer is found in section 502 of Title 13 (Taxation and Finance) of this Code.

     602.  Incest.
     Every person who shall unlawfully engage in sexual intercourse with another of such a close blood relationship or affinity that marriage between the two who so engage is prohibited by law or custom, shall be guilty of incest, and upon conviction thereof shall be imprisoned for a period of not more than three years; provided, however, that the burden of proof of such relationship or affinity shall rest with the prosecution.

Source:  YSL 2-48 2, modified.

     603.  Endangering welfare of children.
     Every parent, guardian, or other person supervising the welfare of an under eighteen who knowingly endangers the child's welfare by violating a duty of care, protection, or support, shall be guilty of endangering welfare of children, and upon conviction thereof shall be imprisoned for a period of not more than one year, fined not more than $500.00, or both.

Source:  YSL 2-48 2, modified.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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