2019 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXXVIII - Crimes and Punishment; Peace Officers and Public Defenders
Chapter 569 - Arson, Burglary, Trespass, and Related Offenses
Section 569.053 Arson in the third degree — penalty.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 569.053 (2019)

Effective 01 Jan 2017, see footnote

569.053. Arson in the third degree — penalty. — 1. A person commits the offense of arson in the third degree if he or she knowingly starts a fire or causes an explosion and thereby recklessly damages or destroys a building or an inhabitable structure of another.

2. The offense of arson in the third degree is a class A misdemeanor.


(L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17

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