14-62.2. Burning of churches and certain other religious buildings.

Unless the conduct is covered under some other provision of law providing greater punishment, if any person shall wantonly and willfully set fire to or burn or cause to be burned, or aid, counsel or procure the burning of any church, chapel, meetinghouse, synagogue, temple, longhouse, or mosque, or other building that is regularly used, and clearly identifiable, as a place for religious worship, the person shall be punished as a Class E felon. (1995 (Reg. Sess., 1996), c. 751, s. 3; 2022-8, s. 1(f).)