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21-6312. Criminal possession of explosives; criminal disposal of explosives; carrying concealed explosives. (a) Criminal possession of explosives is the possession of any explosive or detonating substance by a person who, within five years preceding such possession, has been convicted of a felony under the laws of this or any other jurisdiction or has been released from imprisonment for a felony.

(b) Criminal disposal of explosives is knowingly and without lawful authority distributing any explosive or detonating substance to a person:

(1) Under 21 years of age, regardless of whether the seller, donor or transferor knows the age of such person;

(2) who is both addicted to and an unlawful user of a controlled substance; or

(3) who, within the preceding five years, has been convicted of a felony under the laws of this or any other jurisdiction or has been released from imprisonment for a felony.

(c) Carrying concealed explosives is carrying any explosive or detonating substance on the person in a wholly or partly concealed manner.

(d) (1) Criminal possession of explosives is a severity level 7, person felony.

(2) Criminal disposal of explosives is a severity level 10, person felony.

(3) Carrying concealed explosives is a class A person misdemeanor.

(e) As used in subsections (a) and (b), "explosives" means any chemical compound, mixture or device, of which the primary purpose is to function by explosion, and includes, but is not limited to, dynamite and other high explosives, black powder, pellet powder, initiating explosives, detonators, safety fuses, squibs, detonating cord, igniter cord and igniters.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, § 197; L. 2012, ch. 150, § 26; July 1.



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