SEC. 19-5-341. Use of wireless emergency telephone service; restrictions; offense; penalties [Repealed effective July 1, 2007].
Wireless emergency telephone service shall not be used for personal use and shall be used solely for the use of communications by the public. Any person who knowingly uses or attempts to use wireless emergency telephone service for a purpose other than obtaining public safety assistance, or who knowingly uses or attempts to use wireless emergency telephone service in an effort to avoid any CMRS charges, is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to a fine of not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or imprisonment of not more than thirty (30) days in the county jail, or both such fine and imprisonment. If the value of the CMRS charge or service obtained in a manner prohibited by this section exceeds One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), the offense may be prosecuted as a felony and punishable by a fine of not more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) and imprisonment of not more than three (3) years, or both such fine and imprisonment.
SOURCES: Laws, 1998, ch. 531, § 6; reenacted without change, Laws, 2001, ch. 569, § 8, SB 2393; Reenacted by Laws, 2002, ch. 626, § 9, HB 1144; Reenacted without change, Laws, 2003, ch. 367, § 9, HB 446, eff from and after July 1, 2003.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2003
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