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§ 5503. Evidentiary burden

(a) In a civil action or administrative proceeding under this chapter, a person claiming an exemption, exception, preemption, or exclusion has the burden to prove the applicability of the claim.

(b) In a criminal proceeding under this chapter, a person claiming an exemption, exception, preemption, or exclusion has the burden of going forward with evidence of the claim. (Added 2005, No. 11, § 1, eff. July 1, 2006.)