46.4020 Tampering in the first degree.

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(a) A person commits the crime of tampering in the first degree if, for the purpose of causing a substantial interruption or impairment of a service rendered to the public by a utility or by an institution providing health or safety protection, he damages or tampers with property or facilities of that utility or institution, and thereby causes substantial interruption or impairment of service.

(b) Tampering in the first degree is a class D felony.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 569.080, 15 ASC 722, 15 ASC 724, 15 ASC 725, 15 ASC 801, 15 ASC 802.