|HB 0704||Relating to the Vandalization of Vending Machines|
|Sponsor:||CRUMP (152)||Handling House Bill:|
|Last Action:||03/01/95 - Referred H Civil and Criminal Law Committee|
HB0704 Crump, Wayne F
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HB 704 -- Vending Machines
This bill makes it a crime for a person to possess any device to tamper with a coin-operated vending machine with the intent to commit a theft from the machine. A convicted violator is guilty of a class A misdemeanor. The owner of a coin-operated vending machine may maintain a cause of action against any person convicted of vandalization of a vending machine and may be awarded treble damages, reasonable attorney's fees, and costs.