22-34-28. Substantial interruption or impairment--Utility Service--Critical Infrastructure--Violation as felony.

Any person who, by any means, knowingly damages or tampers with any property and, as a direct result:

(1)    Causes a substantial interruption or impairment: in television, radio, telephone, telegraph, internet, or other mass communications service; in police, fire, or other public service communications; in radar, radio, or other electronic aids to air or marine navigation or communications; or in amateur or citizens band radio communications being used for public service or emergency communications;

(2)    Causes a substantial interruption or impairment in:

(a)    Public transportation;

(b)    Water supply;

(c)    Gas service;

(d)    Electric service;

(e)    Critical infrastructure facility; or

(f)    Other utility service;

is guilty of a Class 6 felony, and, if such damage or tampering causes physical injury to another person, is guilty of a Class 4 felony.

Source: SL 1976, ch 158, § 34-4; SL 2005, ch 120, § 101; SL 2020, ch 79, § 3.