Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 89 -- Theft of Services

Sponsor:  Ross

This bill creates the crime of theft of services, which is a
class C felony if the value of the services is $750 or more and
a class A misdemeanor for services less than $750.  An offender
commits the crime if he or she contracts with a transportation
of property provider and, after the property has been delivered,
fails to make payment on the contract.  Intent to avoid payment
may be presumed if the offender does not make the required
payment in the time specified or does not make payment within 30
days if no time was specified.

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