(a) A person commits the crime of creating a hazard if:
(1) Having discarded, in any place accessible to children, a container having a compartment of more than one and one half cubic feet capacity and a door or lid that locks or fastens automatically when closed and cannot easily be opened from the inside, he fails to remove the door, lid or locking or fastening device; or
(2) Being the owner or otherwise having possession of land upon which there is an abandoned well, cistern or cesspool of a depth of four feet or more and a top width of 12 inches or more, he fails to fill, cover or fence it with a suitable protective construction.
(b) Creating a hazard is a Class B misdemeanor.
Last modified: May 3, 2021