(a) A person commits criminal conspiracy if, with intent that a felony be committed:
(1) he agrees with one or more persons that they or one or more of them engage in
conduct that would constitute the offense; and
(2) he or one or more of them performs an overt act in pursuance of the agreement.
(b) An agreement constituting a conspiracy may be inferred from acts of the parties.
(c) It is no defense to prosecution for criminal conspiracy that:
(1) one or more of the coconspirators is not criminally responsible for the object
(2) one or more of the coconspirators has been acquitted, so long as two or more coconspirators
have not been acquitted;
(3) one or more of the coconspirators has not been prosecuted or convicted, has been
convicted of a different offense, or is immune from prosecution;
(4) the actor belongs to a class of persons that by definition of the object offense
is legally incapable of committing the object offense in an individual capacity; or
(5) the object offense was actually committed.
(d) An offense under this section is one category lower than the most serious felony
that is the object of the conspiracy, and if the most serious felony that is the object
of the conspiracy is a state jail felony, the offense is a Class A misdemeanor.
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