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SECTION 490.50
Criminal use of a chemical weapon or biological weapon in the second degree
Penal (PEN) CHAPTER 40, PART 4, TITLE Y-1, ARTICLE 490
§ 490.50 Criminal use of a chemical weapon or biological weapon in the

second degree.

A person is guilty of criminal use of a chemical weapon or biological
weapon in the second degree when he or she uses, deploys, releases, or
causes to be used, deployed, or released, any chemical weapon or
biological weapon, with intent to:

1. cause serious physical injury to, or the death of, another person;
and

2. (a) intimidate or coerce a civilian population;

(b) influence the policy of a unit of government by intimidation or
coercion; or

(c) to affect the conduct of a unit of government by murder,
assassination, or kidnapping.

Criminal use of a chemical weapon or biological weapon in the second
degree is a class A-II felony.