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21-5904a. Interference with law enforcement. [See Revisor's Note] (a) Interference with law enforcement is: 

(1) Falsely reporting to a law enforcement officer, law enforcement agency or state investigative agency that a crime has been committed or any information concerning a crime or suspected crime, knowing that such information is false and intending that the officer or agency shall act in reliance upon such information;

(2) falsely reporting to a law enforcement officer, law enforcement agency or state investigative agency any information concerning the death, disappearance or potential death or disappearance of a child under the age of 13, knowing that such information is false and intending that the officer or agency shall act in reliance upon such information; or

(3) knowingly obstructing, resisting or opposing any person authorized by law to serve process in the service or execution or in the attempt to serve or execute any writ, warrant, process or order of a court, or in the discharge of any official duty.

(b) Interference with law enforcement as defined in:

(1) Subsection (a)(1) is a class A misdemeanor;

(2) subsection (a)(2) is a severity level 8, nonperson felony; and

(3) subsection (a)(3) is a:

(A) Severity level 9, nonperson felony in the case of a felony, or resulting from parole or any authorized disposition for a felony; and

(B) class A nonperson misdemeanor in the case of a misdemeanor, or resulting from any authorized disposition for a misdemeanor, or a civil case.

History: L.2010, ch. 136, § 129; 2012, ch. 119, § 2; July 1.

Revisor's Note:

Section was amended twice in the 2012 session, see also 21-5904.



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