☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 40

< > Effective - 28 Aug 1984    bottom

  40.250.  Attempt to commit offense even though failing in commission is offense, when. — 1.  An act, done with specific intent to commit an offense under sections 40.005 to 40.490, amounting to more than mere preparation and tending, even though failing, to effect its commission, is an attempt to commit that offense.

  2.  Any person subject to sections 40.005 to 40.490 who attempts to commit any offense punishable by sections 40.005 to 40.490 shall be punished as a court-martial may direct, unless otherwise specifically prescribed.

  3.  Any person subject to sections 40.005 to 40.490 may be convicted of an attempt to commit an offense although it appears on the trial that the offense was consummated.


(L. 1984 H.B. 1035 § 81)

---- end of effective  28 Aug 1984 ----

use this link to bookmark section  40.250

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