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Statute Number:21-5818
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Tampering with a pipeline.
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21-5818. Tampering with a pipeline. (a) Tampering with a pipeline is the knowing and unauthorized alteration of or interference with any part of a pipeline.

(b) Tampering with a pipeline is a severity level 6, nonperson felony.

(c) As used in this section:

(1) "Alteration of or interference with any part of a pipeline" includes, but is not limited to, any adjustment, opening, removal, change or destruction of any part of any pipeline; and

(2) "pipeline" means any pipeline, and any related facility, building, structure or equipment, used in gathering, transmission or transportation of natural gas, crude oil, petroleum products or anhydrous ammonia. "Pipeline" does not include distribution lines that convey natural gas from a gas main to the ultimate consumer.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, 104; July 1, 2011.



Date Composed: 01/19/2012 Date Modified: 01/19/2012

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