2013 Mississippi Code
Title 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 7 - CRIMES AGAINST SOVEREIGNTY OR ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT
§ 97-7-49 - Legislature; altering bills or resolutions before passage


MS Code § 97-7-49 (2013) What's This?

Every person who fraudulently alters, destroys, or mutilates the draft of any bill or resolution which has been presented to either house composing the legislature, or the engrossed copy thereof, to be passed or adopted, with intent to procure it to be passed or adopted by either house, or signed or certified by the presiding officer of either house, in language different than that intended by such house, shall be guilty of a felony, and, on conviction, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not exceeding ten years.

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