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Section 750.240

THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931


750.240 False alarm of fire.

Sec. 240.

Any person who knowingly and willfully commits 1 or more of the following actions is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year and a fine of not more than $1,000.00:

(a) Raise a false alarm of fire at any gathering or in any public place.

(b) Ring any bell or operate any mechanical apparatus, electrical apparatus or combination thereof, for the purpose of creating a false alarm of fire.

(c) Raise a false alarm of fire orally, by telephone or in person.


History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- CL 1948, 750.240 ;-- Am. 1954, Act 15, Eff. Aug. 13, 1954 ;-- Am. 1965, Act 77, Eff. Mar. 31, 1966 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 672, Eff. Mar. 31, 2003
Former Law: See sections 1 and 2 of Act 16 of 1917, being CL 1929, §§ 16606 and 16607; and Act 62 of 1927.


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