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21-5805. Unlawful acts involving theft detection shielding devices. It shall be unlawful to:

(a) Manufacture or distribute in any way a laminated or coated bag or device particular to and intentionally marketed for shielding and intended to shield merchandise from detection by electronic or magnetic theft alarm sensor;

(b) possess any laminated or coated bag or device particular to and designed for shielding and intended to shield merchandise from detection by an electronic or magnetic theft alarm sensor, with the intent to commit theft;

(c) possess any tool or device designed to allow the removal of any theft detection device from any merchandise with the intent to use such tool to remove any theft detection device from any merchandise without the permission of the merchant or person owning or holding such merchandise; or

(d) possess one or more fraudulent retail sales receipts or universal product code labels or possessing the device which manufactures fraudulent retail sales receipts or universal product code labels with the intent to cheat or defraud a retailer. A person having possession, custody or control of 15 or more such receipts or labels or such device shall be presumed to possess such items with the intent to cheat or defraud a retailer.

(e) Violation of this section is a severity level 9, nonperson felony.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, § 91; July 1, 2011.



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