MCL - Section 750.251

Act 328 of 1931

750.251 Forgery of bank bills and promissory notes.

Sec. 251.

     Forgery of bank bills and notes—Any person who shall falsely make, alter, forge, or counterfeit any bank bill or promissory note payable to the bearer thereof, or to the order of any person, issued by this state, or any of its political subdivisions or municipalities or by any incorporated banking company in this state, or in any of the British provinces of North America, or in any other state or country, or payable therein, at the office of any banking company incorporated by any law of the United States or of any other state, with intent to injure or defraud any person, shall be guilty of a felony, punishable by imprisonment in the state prison not more than 7 years.

History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- Am. 1934, 1st Ex. Sess., Act 16, Imd. Eff. Mar. 28, 1934 ;-- CL 1948, 750.251
Former Law: See section 4 of Ch. 155 of R.S. 1846, being CL 1857, § 5805; CL 1871, § 7634; How., § 9216; CL 1897, § 11662; CL 1915, § 15435; CL 1929, § 17051; and Act 33 of 1849.