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2018 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Third-Degree Assault

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing that it is a misdemeanor to intentionally cause offensive contact, engage in conduct tending to put another in fear of offensive contact, or attempt to cause offensive contact; providing for the form of certain charging documents; providing that a certain crime is not a lesser included crime of certain other crimes under certain circumstances; providing that a person charged with a certain crime may assert any judicially recognized defense, with a certain exception; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Vallario, and Rey
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Assault
Circuit Courts
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
District Courts
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment; Threats
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(4-301, 4-302)
Article - Criminal Law
(14-101, 3-206, 3-209, 3-203.1)
Article - Criminal Procedure

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February 14, 2018 4:35 P.M.