[6E-73] Failure to stop work upon discovery of a burial site; penalty. (a) A person commits the offense of failure to stop work upon discovery of a burial site if the person discovers a burial site and knowingly fails to stop work in the immediate area and report the discovery as required by section 6E-43.6.

(b) It is not a defense to the prosecution of a violation of this section that the discovery of the burial site was inadvertent.

(c) Failure to stop work upon discovery of a burial site is a misdemeanor for which a fine not to exceed $25,000 may be imposed in addition to any other penalty authorized by chapter 706 for a misdemeanor.

(d) Each day of a continued violation of this section shall constitute a distinct and separate offense. [L 2005, c 128, pt of 1]

 

 

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