TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-13
Explosives and Fireworks

SECTION 11-13-9


§ 11-13-9. Placing of explosive devices – Threats – Possession of readily convertible components.

(a) Every person who, without lawful authority, places a bomb, explosive device, or any destructive or incendiary device or substance, or falsely reports the placing of a bomb, explosive device, or any destructive or incendiary device or substance, shall upon conviction be imprisoned not less than three (3) years nor more than twenty (20) years and fined not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000) nor more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

(b) Every person who threatens to place a bomb, explosive device, or any destructive or incendiary device or substance, or falsely reports the placing of a bomb, explosive device, or any destructive or incendiary device or substance, shall, upon conviction, be imprisoned not less than one year nor more than ten (10) years and fined not less than five hundred dollars ($500) nor more than five thousand dollars ($5,000).

(c) Whoever, without lawful authority, has in their possession or under their control any bomb, explosive device, or any destructive or incendiary device or substance, or combination of materials that are readily convertible to a bomb, explosive device, or any destructive or incendiary device or substance, shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than three (3) years nor more than twenty (20) years, or by a fine of not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000) nor more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or both.

History of Section.
(R.P.L. 1957, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1971, ch. 215, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 100, § 1; P.L. 2018, ch. 232, § 1; P.L. 2018, ch. 281, § 1.)