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Section 750.209

THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931


750.209 Offensive or injurious substance or compound; placing with intent to injure, coerce, or interfere with person or property; violation; penalties.

Sec. 209.

(1) A person who places an offensive or injurious substance or compound in or near to any real or personal property with intent to wrongfully injure or coerce another person or to injure the property or business of another person, or to interfere with another person's use, management, conduct, or control of his or her business or property is guilty of a crime as follows:

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivisions (b) to (e), the person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 15 years or a fine of not more than $10,000.00, or both.

(b) If the violation damages the property of another person, the person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 20 years or a fine of not more than $15,000.00, or both.

(c) If the violation causes physical injury to another individual, other than serious impairment of a body function, the person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 25 years or a fine of not more than $20,000.00, or both.

(d) If the violation causes serious impairment of a body function to another individual, the person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for life or for any term of years or a fine of not more than $25,000.00, or both.

(e) Except as provided in sections 25 and 25a of chapter IX of the code of criminal procedure, 1927 PA 175, MCL 769.25 and 769.25a, if the violation causes the death of another individual, the person is guilty of a felony and shall be imprisoned for life without eligibility for parole and may be fined not more than $40,000.00, or both.

(2) A person who places an offensive or injurious substance or compound in or near to any real or personal property with the intent to annoy or alarm any person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 5 years or a fine of not more than $3,000.00, or both.


History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- Am. 1937, Act 41, Eff. Oct. 29, 1937 ;-- CL 1948, 750.209 ;-- Am. 1967, Act 177, Eff. Nov. 2, 1967 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 208, Eff. Oct. 1, 1998 ;-- Am. 2003, Act 257, Eff. Jan. 1, 2004 ;-- Am. 2014, Act 23, Imd. Eff. Mar. 4, 2014
Former Law: See section 4 of Act 119 of 1927, being CL 1929, § 17107.


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