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Chapter 578

< > Effective - 13 Aug 1982, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  578.315.  Until December 31, 2016 — Vulgar or profane language — passenger under influence of alcohol or drugs, penalties, exceptions — driver may remove passenger from bus, when. — 1.  It is unlawful, while on a bus, in the terminal or on property contiguous thereto for any person:

  (1)  To threaten a breach of the peace or use any obscene, profane or vulgar language;

  (2)  To be under the influence of alcohol or unlawfully under the influence of a controlled substance or to ingest or have in his possession any controlled substance unless properly prescribed by a physician or medical facility, or to drink intoxicating liquor of any kind in or upon any passenger bus except a chartered bus;

  (3)  To fail to obey a reasonable request or order of a bus driver or any duly authorized company representative.

  2.  If any person shall violate any provision of subsection 1, the driver of the bus or person in charge thereof may stop it at the place where the offense is committed, or at the next regular or convenient stopping place of the bus and require the person to leave the bus.

  3.  Any person violating any provision of subsection 1 is deemed guilty of a class C misdemeanor.


(L. 1982 S.B. 519 § 4)

Transferred 2014; now 577.709; Effective 1-01-17

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