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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 571

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  571.070.  Possession of firearm unlawful for certain persons — penalty. — 1. A person commits the crime of unlawful possession of a firearm if such person knowingly has any firearm in his or her possession and:

  (1) Such person has been convicted of a felony under the laws of this state, or of a crime under the laws of any state or of the United States which, if committed within this state, would be a felony; or

  (2) Such person is a fugitive from justice, is habitually in an intoxicated or drugged condition, or is currently adjudged mentally incompetent.

  2. Unlawful possession of a firearm is a class C felony.

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(L. 1981 H.B. 296, A.L. 1982 H.B. 1201, A.L. 2008 H.B. 2034)


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