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  334.170.  Issuance or acceptance of false diploma or certificate, misdemeanor. — Any officer, agent or employee of any professional school or college, whether organized as a corporation, association, partnership, common law trust, or individually owned and operated, who knowingly permits the issuance of any diploma or any certificate of graduation from any such school or college as aforesaid to anyone, or anyone who knowingly accepts or receives such certificate or diploma, unless the recipient or beneficiary thereof has actually attended in good faith at least eighty percent of the minimum curriculum prescribed in this chapter for such character of schools in this or some other state, and has received instruction in and has satisfactorily passed all the courses and subjects purported* to be required by said school for completion of its course, and has actually been granted a degree by vote of the trustees of said college or school, shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.


(RSMo 1939 § 9985, A.L. 1959 S.B. 50 § 15, A.L. 1981 S.B. 16)

Prior revision: 1929 § 9115

*Word "purporting" appears in original rolls.

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