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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 011 : Arson and Burning

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 505)
  • § 505. Fourth degree arson

    A person who willfully and maliciously attempts to set fire to or willfully and maliciously attempts to burn or to aid, counsel, or procure the burning of any of the buildings or property mentioned in sections 502-504 of this title, or who willfully and maliciously commits any act preliminary thereto, or in furtherance thereof, shall be guilty of arson in the fourth degree, and shall be imprisoned not more than two years nor less than one year or fined not more than $500.00, or both. (Amended 1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 15; 1981, No. 223 (Adj. Sess.), § 23.)