2013 Regular Session



Crimes - Aiming Laser Pointer at Aircraft

Sponsored by:

Delegate Arora


In the Senate - Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Synopsis:Making it a misdemeanor to knowingly and willfully shine, point, or focus the beam of a laser pointer on an individual operating an aircraft; exempting specified individuals under specified circumstances from provisions of the Act; specifying a penalty; and specifying that a sentence imposed under the Act is in addition to a specified other sentence.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Arora
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0019
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Aircraft
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Nuisances -see also- Noise; Weeds
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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October 24, 2017 12:59 P.M.