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Criminal Law - Misuse of Laser Pointer

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fisher


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from knowingly and willfully shining, pointing, or focusing the beam of a laser pointer on an individual operating a motor vehicle or vessel; and applying a penalty of imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or a fine not exceeding $2,500 or both for a violation of the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Fisher, Clark, Jackson, and Morgan
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Aircraft
Boats and Ships
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Motor Vehicle Operation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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February 19, 2018 8:22 P.M.