Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 570
Robbery, Stealing and Related Offenses
Section 570.100

August 28, 2014


Beginning January 1, 2017--Possession of a forging instrumentality--penalty.

570.100. 1. A person commits the offense of possession of a forging instrumentality if, with the purpose of committing forgery, he or she makes, causes to be made or possesses any plate, mold, instrument or device for making or altering any writing or anything other than a writing.

2. The offense of possession of a forging instrumentality is a class D felony.

(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17

Until December 31, 2016--Possession of a forging instrumentality.

570.100. 1. A person commits the crime of possession of a forging instrumentality if, with the purpose of committing forgery, he makes, causes to be made or possesses any plate, mold, instrument or device for making or altering any writing or anything other than a writing.

2. Possession of a forging instrumentality is a class C felony.

(L. 1977 S.B. 60)

Effective 1-01-79

*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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