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HB1120: Public Servant Safety Crimes

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: HB1120
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Monitor
Sponsors: Rep. Stephens


Creates a second degree assault criminal offense when a person with the intent to infect, injure, harm, harass, annoy, threaten or alarm a peace officer, firefighter or EMT by causing them to come into contact with blood, feces, urine, seminal fluid, saliva, mucus, vomit or any caustic, toxic or hazardous material. Clarifies the crime of disarming a peace officer includes knowingly removing their self-defense electronic control device or direct contact stun device.

Read the bill here.

Current Status:

05/21/2009 Signed by Governor

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