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Chapter 270

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  *270.260.  Until December 31, 2016 — Release of swine to live in wild or feral state, penalties. — 1.  Any person who recklessly or knowingly releases any swine to live in a wild or feral state upon any public land or private land not completely enclosed by a fence capable of containing such animals is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.  Each swine so released shall be a separate offense.

  2.  Every person who has previously pled guilty to or been found guilty of violating the provisions of this section, committed on two separate occasions where such offense occurred within ten years of the date of the occurrence of the present offense and who subsequently pleads guilty to or is found guilty of violating this section shall be guilty of a class D felony.

  3.  Nothing in this section shall be construed to criminalize the accidental escape of domestic swine.


(L. 2002 H.B. 1348, A.L. 2010 S.B. 795)

*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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