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Criminal Law - Causing Injury by Failure to Obey a 9-1-1 Operator - Penalties

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Delegate Conaway


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from willfully disobeying a lawful instruction from a 9-1-1 operator responding to the person's call for emergency assistance if the person is capable of obeying the instruction, obeying the instruction would not place the person or another person in danger of physical harm, and the failure to obey the instruction directly leads to another's bodily harm or property damage; and establishing penalties for a violation of the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Conaway
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Health -see also- Mental Health
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety

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