2005 Missouri Revised Statutes - § 556.021. — Infractions.

556.021. 1. An offense defined by this code or by any other statute of this state constitutes an "infraction" if it is so designated or if no other sentence than a fine, or fine and forfeiture or other civil penalty is authorized upon conviction.

2. An infraction does not constitute a crime and conviction of an infraction shall not give rise to any disability or legal disadvantage based on conviction of a crime.

(L. 1977 S.B. 60)

Effective 1-1-79

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