Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 570
Robbery, Stealing and Related Offenses
Section 570.217

August 28, 2014


Beginning January 1, 2017--Misapplication of funds of a financial institution--penalties.

570.217. 1. A person commits the offense of misapplication of funds of a financial institution if, being an officer, director, agent, or employee of, or connected in any capacity with, any financial institution, he or she embezzles, appropriates, or purposely misapplies any of the money, funds, or credits of such financial institution or any moneys, funds, assets, or securities entrusted to the custody or care of such financial institution, or to the custody or care of any such agent, officer, director, employee, or receiver.

2. The offense of misapplication of funds of a financial institution is a class E felony, unless the amount embezzled, appropriated, or misapplied is seven hundred fifty dollars or more, in which case it is a class D felony.

(L. 1985 H.B. 408 § 570.195, A.L. 1991 H.B. 206, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17

Until December 31, 2016--Misapplication of funds of a financial institution, penalties.

570.217. 1. A person commits the crime of misapplication of funds of a financial institution if, being an officer, director, agent, or employee of, or connected in any capacity with, any bank, trust company, savings and loan association, or credit union, he embezzles, abstracts, purloins, or willfully misapplies any of the money, funds, or credits of such institution or any moneys, funds, assets, or securities entrusted to the custody or care of such institution, or to the custody or care of any such agent, officer, director, employee, or receiver.

2. Misapplication of funds of a financial institution is a class C felony, but if the amount embezzled, abstracted, purloined, or misapplied does not exceed one thousand dollars, it is a class D felony.

(L. 1985 H.B. 408 § 570.195, A.L. 1991 H.B. 206)

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17. Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.


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