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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 569

Effective - 01 Jan 1979, 4 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *569.140.  Until December 31, 2016 — Trespass in the first degree. — 1.  A person commits the crime of trespass in the first degree if he knowingly enters unlawfully or knowingly remains unlawfully in a building or inhabitable structure or upon real property.

  2.  A person does not commit the crime of trespass in the first degree by entering or remaining upon real property unless the real property is fenced or otherwise enclosed in a manner designed to exclude intruders or as to which notice against trespass is given by:

  (1)  Actual communication to the actor; or

  (2)  Posting in a manner reasonably likely to come to the attention of intruders.

  3.  Trespass in the first degree is a class B misdemeanor.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60)

Effective 1-01-79

*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.

CROSS REFERENCE:

Streams and rivers, no civil liability for adjoining landowners, when, 258.200


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