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Protects Monuments


The law now provides special protection to monuments, memorials, and “historic” objects. The terms “memorial” and “historic property” are very broad. Damages of more than $200 are penalized as a third-degree felony, punishable by up to 5 years in prison. Destruction or pulling down such an object is a second-degree felony, punishable by up to 15 years in prison.