2016 Missouri Revised Statutes
TITLE XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS (556-600)
Chapter 579 Controlled Substance Offenses
Section 579.030 Distribution of controlled substance in a protected location--penalty.

MO Rev Stat § 579.030 (2016) What's This?

579.030. 1. A person commits the offense of distribution of a controlled substance in a protected location if he or she knowingly distributes, sells, or delivers any controlled substance, except thirty-five grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid, to a person with knowledge that that distribution, delivery or sale is:

(1) In, on, or within two thousand feet of, the real property comprising a public or private elementary, vocational, or secondary school, or on any school bus; or

(2) In, on, or within one thousand feet of, the real property comprising a public park, state park, county park, municipal park, or private park designed for public recreational purposes, as park is defined in section 253.010; or

(3) In or on the real property comprising public housing or other governmental assisted housing.

2. The offense of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance in a protected location is a class A felony.

(L. 1993 S.B. 180, A.L. 2003 S.B. 39, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Transferred 2014; formerly 195.218; Effective 1-01-17

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