SB 914 Adds entering or remaining on a privately owned structure attached to another person's building or property to the list of actions that constitute first degree trespass
Sponsor: Brown
LR Number: 5405S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/10/2016 - Voted Do Pass S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: January 1, 2017

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SB 914 - Under current law, a person commits the Class B misdemeanor of first degree trespass by knowingly and unlawfully entering or remaining in another person's building or on another person's real property. This act adds knowingly and unlawfully entering or remaining on a temporary or permanent privately owned structure attached to another person's building or property to the list of actions that constitute first degree trespass.

In order for the act to be first degree trespass, the attached structure must be fenced or otherwise enclosed or actual notice must be given to the trespasser in the form of actual communication or posting of the structure in a manner reasonably likely to come to the attention of the trespasser.

This provision takes effect on January 1, 2017.

This act is similar to HB 1762 (2016).

MEGHAN LUECKE