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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 15.112 Division VII Disruption of School or Travel

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DIVISION VII. OFFENSES BY OR AGAINST MINORS

Chapter 15.112
Disruption of School or Travel

Sections:

15.112.010 Detaining minor.
15.112.020 Disrupting schools.
15.112.030 Encouraging absenteeism.
15.112.040 Penalty for violation.

15.112.010 Detaining minor.

Any person who shall maliciously, forcibly or fraudulently lead, coax, take or carry away, or decoy, lure or entice away any minor under the age of fourteen years with intent to detain or divert the minor from its parents or from its school or from pursuing its normal travel to or from its school or home, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall be fined in a sum not to exceed five hundred dollars, or imprisonment in the workhouse for a period not exceeding six months, or by both fine and imprisonment.
(Ord. 44794 1, 1948: 1960 C. 755.010.)

15.112.020 Disrupting schools.

It is unlawful for any person or group of persons to interfere with, or to disrupt or attempt to disrupt the normal operation of any public or private primary or secondary school, or to seek or to attempt to induce a boycott of class attendance by students at the school or in any other manner to discourage or prevent school attendance by the students.
(Ord. 55528 1, 1970.)

15.112.030 Encouraging absenteeism.

It is unlawful for any person or group of persons, to interfere with, detain, divert, decoy, lure or entice away any student travelling to or from any public or private primary or secondary school or to threaten harm to any student for his attendance at the school or to encourage or suborn school absenteeism by any student.
(Ord. 55528 2, 1970.)

15.112.040 Penalty for violation.

Any person violating any provision of Sections 15.112.020--15.112.030 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall be fined in a sum not to exceed five hundred dollars, or imprisonment in the workhouse for a period not exceeding six months, or by both fine and imprisonment. But no provision of Sections 15.112.020--15.112.030 shall prevent the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition for a redress of grievances.
(Ord. 55528 3, 1970.)

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