2005 Missouri Revised Statutes - § 566.203. — Abusing an individual through forced labor--penalty.

566.203. 1. A person commits the crime of abusing an individual through forced labor by knowingly providing or obtaining the labor or services of a person:

(1) By threats of serious harm or physical restraint against such person or another person;

(2) By means of any scheme, plan, or pattern of behavior intended to cause such person to believe that, if the person does not perform the labor services, the person or another person will suffer substantial bodily harm or physical restraint; or

(3) By means of the abuse or threatened abuse of the law or the legal process.

2. A person who pleads guilty to or is found guilty of the crime of abuse through forced labor shall not be required to register as a sexual offender pursuant to the provisions of section 589.400, RSMo, unless such person is otherwise required to register pursuant to the provisions of such section.

3. The crime of abuse through forced labor is a class B felony.

(L. 2004 H.B. 1487)

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