(a) A person commits the crime of tampering with a public record if with the purpose to impair the verity, legibility, or availability of a public record:
(1) he knowingly makes a false entry in or falsely alters any public record; or
(2) knowing he lacks authority to do so, he destroys, suppresses, or conceals any public record.
(b) Tampering with a public record is a class A misdemeanor.History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.
Research Guide: MCC 575.110, 15 ASC 504.