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  374.789.  Prohibited acts. — 1.  A person is guilty of a class E felony if he or she does not hold a valid surety recovery agent license or a bail bond license and commits any of the following acts:

  (1)  Holds himself or herself out to be a licensed surety recovery agent within this state;

  (2)  Claims that he or she can render surety recovery agent services; or

  (3)  Engages in fugitive recovery in this state.

  2.  Any person who engages in fugitive recovery in this state and wrongfully causes damage to any person or property, including, but not limited to, unlawful apprehension, unlawful detainment, or assault, shall be liable for such damages and may be liable for punitive damages.


(L. 2004 S.B. 1122, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

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