☰ Revisor of Missouri

Title XXV INCORPORATION AND REGULATION OF CERTAIN UTILITIES AND CARRIERS

Chapter 389

Effective - 28 Aug 1996, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *389.653.  Until December 31, 2016 — Trespass to railroad property, penalties. — 1.  Any person who commits the following acts shall be deemed guilty of a "trespass to railroad property":

  (1)  Throwing an object at a railroad train or rail-mounted work equipment; or

  (2)  Maliciously or wantonly causing in any manner the derailment of a railroad train, railroad car or rail-mounted work equipment.

  2.  Any person committing a trespass to railroad property pursuant to this section shall be deemed guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

  3.  Notwithstanding subsection 2 of this section, any person committing a trespass to railroad property pursuant to this section resulting in the damage or destruction of railroad property in an amount exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars or resulting in the injury or death of any person shall be deemed guilty of a class D felony.

  4.  Notwithstanding subsection 2 of this section, any person committing a trespass to railroad property pursuant to this section who discharges a firearm or a weapon at a railroad train or rail-mounted work equipment shall be deemed guilty of a class D felony.

  5.  Nothing in this section shall be construed to interfere with either the lawful use of a public or private railroad crossing, or as limiting a representative of a labor organization which represents or is seeking to represent the employees of the railroad, from conducting such business as provided by the Railway Labor Act.

  6.  As used in this section, "railroad property" includes, but is not limited to, any train, locomotive, railroad car, caboose, rail-mounted work equipment, rolling stock, work equipment, safety device, switch, electronic signal, microwave communication equipment, connection, railroad track, rail, bridge, trestle, right-of-way or any other property owned, leased, operated or possessed by a railroad.

­­--------

(L. 1996 S.B. 780 § 13)

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.


---- end of effective   28 Aug 1996 ----

use this link to bookmark section  389.653


 - All versions
Effective End
389.653 1/1/2017
389.653 8/28/1996 1/1/2017

Click here for the Reorganization Act of 1974 - or - Concurrent Resolutions Having Force & Effect of Law
In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions End Report

Site changes Pictures Contact

Other Links
Oversight MOLIS Library MO WebMasters
Senate
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
MO.gov
House
Missouri House

@13:30:22.8 28 :)