Business and Professions Code - BPC

Published: 2015-07-08

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Business and Professions Code - BPC


  ( Division 8 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 44. )
CHAPTER 6.7. Video Games [20650- 20650.]
  ( Chapter 6.7 added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 630, Sec. 1. )


(a) For the purposes of this subdivision, the following terms have the following meanings:

(1) “Video game retailer” means a person who sells or rents video games to the public.

(2) “Video game” means an object or device that stores recorded data or instructions, receives data or instructions generated by a person who uses it, and, by processing the data or instructions, creates an interactive game capable of being played, viewed, or experienced on or through a computer, gaming system, console, or other technology.

(b) Every video game retailer shall post a sign providing information to consumers about a video game rating system or notifying consumers that a rating system is available to aid in the selection of a game. The sign shall be posted within the retail establishment in a prominent area.

(c) A video game retailer shall make available to consumers, upon request, information that explains the video game rating system.

(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 630, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2005.)