Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 194
Death--Disposition of Dead Bodies
Section 194.410

August 28, 2013


Human burial sites--knowingly disturb, penalty--appropriation for sale, penalty.

194.410. 1. Any person, corporation, partnership, proprietorship, or organization who knowingly disturbs, destroys, vandalizes, or damages a marked or unmarked human burial site commits a class D felony.

2. Any person who knowingly appropriates for profit, uses for profit, sells, purchases or transports for sale or profit any human remains without the right of possession to those remains as provided in sections 194.400 to 194.410 commits a class A misdemeanor and, in the case of a second or subsequent violation, commits a class D felony.

3. Any person who knowingly appropriates for profit, uses for profit, sells, purchases or transports for sale or profit any cultural items obtained in violation of sections 194.400 to 194.410 commits a class A misdemeanor and, in the case of a second or subsequent violation, commits a class D felony.

(L. 1987 S.B. 24 7, A.L. 1990 H.B. 1079, A.L. 1996 S.B. 834)


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