FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 89
91ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE ROSS.
Pre-filed December 5, 2000, and 1000 copies ordered printed.
ANNE C. WALKER, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 407, RSMo, relating to stealing by adding thereto one new section relating to stealing services, with penalty provisions.
Section A. Chapter 407, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 407.308, to read as follows:
407.308. 1. A person commits theft of transportation of property service if the person contracts with a transportation of property provider or an agent acting for a transportation provider for the transportation of any property and, after the property has been delivered by the transportation provider to the agreed upon destination within the agreed upon time limitation, the person contracting for the delivery of the property knowingly fails to make payment of the dollar amount or other consideration required pursuant to the contract.
2. Intent to avoid payment is presumed if the person making the contract with the transportation provider or agent acting for the transportation provider does not make the required payment within the time specified in the contract, or if there is not time specified in the contract for payment, within thirty days of the completion of the transportation of property service rendered.
3. Theft of service is a class C felony if the value of the transportation of property services is seven hundred fifty dollars or more, otherwise theft of
transportation of property service is a class A misdemeanor.