1178 – Bill No. 158 Offenses Affecting Government

Bill No 158                                 Ordinance No 1178

AN ORDINANCE REGULATING OFFENSES AFFECTING GOVERNMENT

BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, as follows:

Article 1 Obstructing government operations

A person commits the crime of obstructing government operations if he purposely obstructs, impairs, hinders or perverts the performance of a governmental function by the use or threat of violence, force or other physical interference or obstacle.

Article 2 Failure to give a tax list

A person commits the crime of failure to give a tax list if, when requested by a government assessor, he knowingly fails to give a true list of all his taxable property, or to take and subscribe an oath or affirmation to such list as required by law.

Article 3 Penalties

Any person, firm or corporation violating this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction be fined in an amount of not less than one dollar ($1.00) and no more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) and the Court costs or be imprisoned or both.

All Ordinance or parts of Ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.

This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval.

Read two times and passed this 11th day of February 2003.

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Robert Cope, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Rose Entrikin, City Clerk

Ayes: Lees, Humble, Greco and Miller

Nays: None

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