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  *556.041.  Until December 31, 2016 — Limitation on conviction for multiple offenses. — When the same conduct of a person may establish the commission of more than one offense he may be prosecuted for each such offense.  He may not, however, be convicted of more than one offense if

  (1)  One offense is included in the other, as defined in section 556.046; or

  (2)  Inconsistent findings of fact are required to establish the commission of the offenses; or

  (3)  The offenses differ only in that one is defined to prohibit a designated kind of conduct generally and the other to prohibit a specific instance of such conduct; or

  (4)  The offense is defined as a continuing course of conduct and the person's course of conduct was uninterrupted, unless the law provides that specific periods of such conduct constitute separate offenses.

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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.


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