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831.22 Damaging Bank Bills

Whoever willfully and maliciously cuts, or in any manner damages and impairs the usefulness for circulation of any bank bill or note of any bank in this state, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.083, but the possession or uttering of a bill so damaged shall not be evidence against the party charged, unless connected with other circumstances tending to prove that the note or bill was damaged by him or her.

History.--s. 20, ch. 1637, 1868; RS 2725; GS 3717; RGS 5700; CGL 7914; s. 972, ch. 71-136; s. 1299, ch. 97-102.