Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 577
Public Safety Offenses
Section 577.075

August 28, 2014


Beginning January 1, 2017--Anhydrous ammonia, unlawful release--penalty.

577.075. 1. A person commits the offense of unlawful release of anhydrous ammonia if he or she is not the owner or not in lawful control of an approved container of anhydrous ammonia and knowingly releases or allows the escape of anhydrous ammonia into the atmosphere.

2. The offense of unlawful release of anhydrous ammonia is a class B felony, unless such release causes serious physical injury or death to any person in which case it is a class A felony.

(L. 2003 H.B. 470 merged with S.B. 39, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17

Until December 31, 2016--Anhydrous ammonia, unlawful to release or to allow escape into atmosphere, penalty.

577.075. 1. It shall be unlawful for any person not the owner or not in lawful control of an approved container of anhydrous ammonia to release or allow the escape of anhydrous ammonia into the atmosphere.

2. Unlawful release of anhydrous ammonia is a class B felony, unless such release causes death of a human being or causes serious physical injury to any person in which case it is a class A felony.

(L. 2003 H.B. 470 merged with S.B. 39)

*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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