2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 25 - Offenses Affecting Railroads, Public Utilities and Carriers.
97-25-43 - Railroads, public utilities, and carriers; conspiracy to impede.
§ 97-25-43. Railroads, public utilities, and carriers; conspiracy to impede.
If two (2) or more persons shall wilfully or maliciously combine or conspire together to obstruct or impede or hinder by any unlawful act or threat of violence, terror or intimidation the regular operation and conduct of the business of any railroad company, or any public service corporation, or any public utility, or any person or corporation carrying passengers or property for hire, such persons, and each of them, shall, on conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) and not exceeding three thousand dollars ($3,000.00), or imprisonment in the county jail for not less than ninety (90) days nor more than one (1) year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
This section shall not apply to persons who merely quit the employment of a railroad company, whether by concert of action or otherwise.
Sources: Codes, 1892, § 1270; 1906, § 1345; Hemingway's 1917, § 1079; 1930, § 1109; 1942, §§ 2345, 2345-01; Laws, 1947, 2nd Ex. ch. 5, § 1; Laws, 1981, ch. 541, § 15, eff from and after July 1, 1981.
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