SEC. 97-19-55. Bad checks.
It shall be unlawful for any person with fraudulent intent to make, draw, issue, utter or deliver any check, draft or order for the payment of money drawn on any bank, corporation, firm or person for the purpose of obtaining money, services or any article of value, or for the purpose of satisfying a preexisting debt or making a payment or payments on a past due account or accounts, knowing at the time of making, drawing, issuing, uttering or delivering said check, draft or order that the maker or drawer has not sufficient funds in or on deposit with such bank, corporation, firm or person for the payment of such check, draft or order in full, and all other checks, drafts or orders upon such funds then outstanding.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 2153-01; Laws, 1972, ch. 476, Sec. 1; 1983, ch. 523, Sec. 1, eff from and after January 1, 1984