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Criminal Law - Assault - First Responders

Sponsored by:

Delegate Waldstreicher


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is a firefighter, an emergency medical technician, a rescue squad member, or any other first responder engaged in providing emergency medical care or rescue services; and increasing a specified penalty for assaulting specified individuals from 10 to 15 years imprisonment.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Waldstreicher, Jalisi, Barkley, B. Barnes, D. Barnes, Barron, Bromwell, Campos, Clippinger, Cullison, Davis, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Hill, Impallaria, Jackson, Kaiser, Kelly, Kipke, Korman, Kramer, Luedtke, McMillan, A. Miller, W. Miller, Moon, Morales, Oaks, Platt, S. Robinson, Smith, Tarlau, Valentino-Smith, Vaughn, Walker, A. Washington, P. Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0392
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Assault
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Emergency Medical Services
Fire Protection
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Rescue Squads -see also- Ambulances; Emergency Medical Serv
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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October 24, 2017 4:42 P.M.