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66-137.Penalty for falsifying or destroying accounts and records; commission may order destruction. Any person who shall intentionally make any false entry in the accounts, books of account, records, or memoranda kept by any common carrier or any public utility governed by the provisions of this act, or who shall intentionally destroy, mutilate, alter or by any other means or device falsify the record of any such account, book of accounts, record or memorandum, or who shall intentionally neglect or fail to make full, true and correct entries of such account, book of accounts, record or memorandum of all facts and transactions appertaining to such common carriers or public utilities business, or who shall falsely make any statement required to be made to the corporation commission, shall be guilty of a severity level 7, nonperson felony, and in addition to the sentence authorized by law, be ordered to pay a fine in a sum not to exceed $5,000. The commission may, in its discretion issue orders specifying such operating, accounting or financial papers, records, books, blanks, tickets, stubs or documents, of carriers which may after a reasonable time be destroyed, and prescribing a length of time such books, papers or documents shall be preserved, except that such orders shall be in harmony with those of the relevant federal agency.

History: L. 1911, ch. 238, § 37; R.S. 1923, 66-137; L. 2001, ch. 92, § 4; July 1.



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