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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Crimes related to water safety equipment. Provides that if a person recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally damages a marine safety device at its designated location and the damage: (1) interferes with the proper use of the marine safety device; or (2) causes the marine safety device to be destroyed and rendered unusable; the person commits the offense of criminal mischief as a Level 6 felony. Provides that a person who removes a marine safety device from its designated location for a purpose other than using the device to rescue an individual from the water commits the offense of theft as a Crimes related to water safety equipment. Provides that if a person recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally damages a marine safety device at its designated location and the damage: (1) interferes with the proper use of the marine safety device; or (2) causes the marine safety device to be destroyed and rendered unusable; the person commits the offense of criminal mischief as a Level 6 felony. Provides that a person who removes a marine safety device from its designated location for a purpose other than using the device to rescue an individual from the water commits the offense of theft as a Level 6 felony. ... View more