46.4612 Tampering with a public record.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.4612]

(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.