THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.241 Firefighter; obstructing and disobeying; interfering with public service facility during riot or civil disturbance.
(1) Any person who, while in the vicinity of any fire, willfully disobeys any reasonable order or rule of the officer commanding any fire department at the fire, when the order or rule is given by the commanding officer or a firefighter there present, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
(2) During a riot or other civil disturbance, any person who knowingly and willfully hinders, obstructs, endangers, or interferes with any person who is engaged in the operation, installation, repair, or maintenance of any essential public service facility, including a facility for the transmission of electricity, gas, telephone messages, or water, is guilty of a felony.
History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931
CL 1948, 750.241
Am. 1968, Act 328, Eff. July 3, 1968
Am. 2002, Act 270, Eff. July 15, 2002
Former Law: See section 1 of Act 239 of 1921, being CL 1929, § 16644.
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