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Criminal Law - First Degree Assault - Strangulation

Sponsored by:

Delegate Simmons


In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from committing an assault by applying pressure on the throat or neck of another person with the intent to impede the normal breathing or circulation of the blood of the other person; and establishing that a person who violates the Act is guilty of the felony of assault in the first degree and on conviction is subject to a specified penalty.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Simmons and Kramer
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0200 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Assault
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

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