THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.234c Intentionally discharging firearm at emergency or law enforcement vehicle as felony; penalty; “emergency or law enforcement vehicle” defined.
(1) An individual who intentionally discharges a firearm at a motor vehicle that he or she knows or has reason to believe is an emergency or law enforcement vehicle is guilty of a felony, punishable by imprisonment for not more than 4 years, or a fine of not more than $2,000.00, or both.
(2) As used in this section, “emergency or law enforcement vehicle” means 1 or more of the following:
(a) A motor vehicle owned or operated by a fire department of a local unit of government of this state.
(b) A motor vehicle owned or operated by a police agency of the United States, of this state, or of a local unit of government of this state.
(c) A motor vehicle owned or operated by the department of natural resources that is used for law enforcement purposes.
(d) A motor vehicle owned or operated by an entity licensed to provide emergency medical services under part 192 of article 17 of the public health code, Act No. 368 of the Public Acts of 1978, being sections 333.20901 to 333.20979 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, and that is used to provide emergency medical assistance to individuals.
(e) A motor vehicle owned or operated by a volunteer employee or paid employee of an entity described in subdivisions (a) to (c) while the motor vehicle is being used to perform emergency or law enforcement duties for that entity.
History: Add. 1990, Act 321, Eff. Mar. 28, 1991
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