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Section 750.282a

THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931


750.282a Sale or transfer of electric or natural gas product or service illegally obtained; violation as felony; penalty; definitions.

Sec. 282a.

(1) A person who sells or transfers or attempts to sell or transfer the product or service of an electric provider or natural gas provider to any other person, knowing or having reason to know that the product or service was obtained illegally, is guilty of a crime as follows:

(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 5 years or a fine of not more than $5,000.00, or both.

(b) If the person was previously convicted of violating this section, the person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 5 years or a fine of not more than $10,000.00, or both.

(2) As used in this section:

(a) "Electric provider" means that term as defined in section 5 of the clean, renewable, and efficient energy act, 2008 PA 295, MCL 460.1005.

(b) "Natural gas provider" means that term as defined in section 9 of the clean, renewable, and efficient energy act, 2008 PA 295, MCL 460.1009.


History: Add. 2010, Act 129, Eff. Oct. 19, 2010


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