SB 0069 Amends classifications of felony crimes of stealing and receipt of stolen property
LR Number:0519S.03P Fiscal Note:0519-03
Committee:Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action:05/09/01 - HCS Voted Do Pass H Criminal Law Committee Journal page:
Title:SCS SBs 69 & 458
Effective Date:August 28, 2001
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SCS/SBs 69 & 458 - This act amends the felony limits for various related to stealing. The penalty for such crimes shall be a Class A misdemeanor if the value of the item is less than $150; a Class D felony if the value of the item is at least $150, but less than $500; and a Class C felony if the value of the item is $500 or more.

The criminal statutes affected are: stealing; receiving stolen property; making a false statement to receive health care payment; sale of any species of wildlife; tampering with computer data; tampering with computer equipment; tampering with computer users; determination of value; receiving stolen property; alternation or removal of item numbers with intent to deprive rightful owner; passing bad checks; fraudulently stopping payment on an instrument; fraudulent use of a credit device; library theft; theft of cable television service; failure to return rented personal property; unlawful receipt of food stamps or Authorization to Participate (ATP) cards; unlawful conversion of food stamps or ATP cards; unlawful transfer of food stamps or ATP cards; and perjury, committed when obtaining public assistance.

The act also adds one associate circuit court judge for Boone County as of August 28, 2001. The authority for the thirteenth judicial circuit to appoint or retain a drug court commissioner also expires as of that date. This provision is identical to SB 342.