☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 569

< > Effective - 28 Aug 2023, 4 histories bottom

  569.010.  Chapter definitions. — As used in this chapter the following terms mean:

  (1)  "Cave or cavern", any naturally occurring subterranean cavity enterable by a person including, without limitation, a pit, pothole, natural well, grotto, and tunnel, whether or not the opening has a natural entrance;

  (2)  "Enter unlawfully or remain unlawfully", a person enters or remains in or upon premises when he or she is not licensed or privileged to do so.  A person who, regardless of his or her purpose, enters or remains in or upon premises which are at the time open to the public does so with license and privilege unless he or she defies a lawful order not to enter or remain, personally communicated to him or her by the owner of such premises or by other authorized person.  A license or privilege to enter or remain in a building which is only partly open to the public is not a license or privilege to enter or remain in that part of the building which is not open to the public;

  (3)  "Nuclear power plant", a power generating facility that produces electricity by means of a nuclear reactor owned by a utility or a consortium utility.  Nuclear power plant shall be limited to property within the structure or fenced yard, as defined in section 563.011;

  (4)  "Teller machine", an automated teller machine (ATM) or interactive teller machine (ITM) is a remote computer terminal owned or controlled by a financial institution or a private business that allows individuals to obtain financial services including obtaining cash, transferring or transmitting money or digital currencies, payment of bills, or loading money or digital currency to a payment card or other device without physical in-person assistance from another person.  "Teller machine" does not include personally owned electronic devices used to access financial services;

  (5)  "To tamper", to interfere with something improperly, to meddle with it, displace it, make unwarranted alterations in its existing condition, or to deprive, temporarily, the owner or possessor of that thing;

  (6)  "Utility", an enterprise which provides gas, electric, steam, water, sewage disposal, or communication, video, internet, or voice over internet protocol services, and any common carrier.  It may be either publicly or privately owned or operated.


(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491, A.L. 2018 H.B. 1797, A.L. 2023 S.B. 186)

---- end of effective  28 Aug 2023 ----

use this link to bookmark section  569.010

 - All versions
Effective End
569.010 8/28/2023
569.010 8/28/2018 8/28/2023
569.010 1/1/2017 8/28/2018
569.010 1/1/1979 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
Legislative Research Oversight MOLIS
Library MO WebMasters
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
Missouri House

@00:58:53.7 41 :(Δ