INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE HOSMER.
Pre-filed December 1, 1999, and 1000 copies ordered printed.
Read 1st time January 5, 2000.
Read 2nd time January 6, 2000, and referred to the Committee on Civil and Administrative Law, January 6, 2000.
Reported from the Committee on Civil and Administrative Law, January 31, 2000, with recommendation that the bill Do Pass by Consent.
Perfected by Consent February 21, 2000.
ANNE C. WALKER, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 537.340, RSMo 1994, relating to trespass, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.
Section A. Section 537.340, RSMo 1994, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 537.340, to read as follows:
537.340. If any person shall negligently or intentionally cut down, injure or destroy or carry away any tree placed or
growing for use, shade or ornament, or any timber, rails or wood standing, being or growing on the land of any other
person, or shall dig up, quarry or carry away any stones, ore or mineral, gravel, clay or mold, or any ice or other substance
or material being a part of the realty, or any roots, fruits or plants, or cut down or carry away grass, grain, corn, flax or
hemp in which [he] such person has no interest or right, standing, lying or being on land not [his] such person's own, or
shall knowingly break the glass or any part of it in any building not [his] such person's own, the person so offending shall
pay to the party injured treble the value of the things so injured, broken, destroyed or carried away, with