716.8  Penalties.

1.  Any person who knowingly trespasses upon the property of another commits a simple misdemeanor.

2.  Any person committing a trespass as defined in section 716.7 which results in injury to any person or damage in an amount more than one hundred dollars to anything, animate or inanimate, located thereon or therein commits a serious misdemeanor.

3.  A person who knowingly trespasses on the property of another with the intent to commit a hate crime, as defined in section 729A.2, commits a serious misdemeanor.

4.  A person committing a trespass as defined in section 716.7 with the intent to commit a hate crime which results in injury to any person or damage in an amount more than one hundred dollars to anything, animate or inanimate, located thereon or therein commits an aggravated misdemeanor.

Section History: Early form

  [C73, 75, 77, § 729.2, 729.3; C79, 81, § 716.8]

Section History: Recent form

  92 Acts, ch 1157, § 6

Internal References

  Referred to in § 29A.42, 729A.2


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