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HB16-1080: Assault By Strangulation

Criminal Justice
Bill Number: HB16-1080
Year: 2016
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: M. Foote / L. Landgraf / M. Johnston / J. Cooke

Description:

The bill adds intentionally causing serious bodily injury through
strangulation as a means of committing the crime of first degree assault
and intentionally causing bodily injury through strangulation as a means
of committing second degree assault. The bill designates the new means
of second degree assault as an extraordinary risk crime increasing the
maximum presumptive sentence range.


Current Status:

Governor Signed (06/10/2016)



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