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1997 SESSION

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HB 2441 Damage to property.

Introduced by: John H. Rust, Jr. | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY:

Defacement of public or private property. Allows any locality by ordinance to make unlawful the willful and malicious damage to or defacement of any building, facility, structure, or personal property on public or, provided the damage does not exceed $1,000, on private property. The penalty for a violation of such ordinance includes community service, not to exceed 10 hours for each violation. The locality shall provide for a designee of the locality to supervise the performance of the required community service. The ordinance shall direct that the community service, to the extent feasible, shall include the repair, restoration or replacement of any damage or defacement to property within such locality.


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