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Chapter 491

Effective - 28 Aug 1983 bottom

  491.610.  Violation of protective orders, penalties. — Any person violating any order made pursuant to section 491.600 may be punished in any of the following ways:

  (1)  For any substantive offense described in section 575.270 where such violation of an order is a violation of section 575.270 as a contempt of the court making such order; however, no finding of contempt shall be a bar for prosecution for a substantive offense as defined in section 575.270, but:

  (a)  Any person so held in contempt shall be entitled to credit for any punishment imposed against any sentence imposed or conviction of said substantive offense; and

  (b)  Any conviction or acquittal for any substantive offense under section 575.270 shall be a bar to subsequent punishment for contempt arising out of the same act;

  (2)  By revocation of any form of pretrial release, or the forfeiture of bail or both and to issuance of a bench warrant for the defendant's arrest or remanding him to custody.  The revocation may be made whether the violation of the order complained of has been committed by the defendant personally or was caused or encouraged to have been committed by such defendant.

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(L. 1983 S.B. 24 § 3)


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