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Chapter 575

Effective - 01 Jan 1979, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *575.030.  Until December 31, 2016 — Hindering prosecution. — 1.  A person commits the crime of hindering prosecution if for the purpose of preventing the apprehension, prosecution, conviction or punishment of another for conduct constituting a crime he:

  (1)  Harbors or conceals such person; or

  (2)  Warns such person of impending discovery or apprehension, except this does not apply to a warning given in connection with an effort to bring another into compliance with the law; or

  (3)  Provides such person with money, transportation, weapon, disguise or other means to aid him in avoiding discovery or apprehension; or

  (4)  Prevents or obstructs, by means of force, deception or intimidation, anyone from performing an act that might aid in the discovery or apprehension of such person.

  2.  Hindering prosecution is a class D felony if the conduct of the other person constitutes a felony; otherwise hindering prosecution is a class A misdemeanor.


(L. 1977 S.B. 60)

Effective 1-01-79

*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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