OH HB89 | 2009-2010 | 128th General Assembly

Status

Status: Introduced on March 18 2009 - 25% progress, died in committee
Action: 2009-03-18 - To Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

To amend sections 2903.01, 2903.11, 2903.12, 2903.13, 2903.21, 2921.01, 2921.03, 2921.05, and 2929.04 of the Revised Code to provide that the purposeful killing of a judge or magistrate in specified circumstances is aggravated murder; to increase the penalty for felonious assault, aggravated assault, and assault in specified circumstances when the victim is a judge, a magistrate, or a law enforcement officer, to change the circumstances in which the penalty for those offenses is increased when the victim is a BCII investigator, and to remove the increased penalty for those offenses when the victim is a peace officer; to increase the penalty for assault when the offense is committed in a courthouse in specified circumstances and to change the circumstances in which the penalty for that offense is increased when the victim is a children services worker; to increase the penalty for aggravated menacing in specified circumstances when the victim is a law enforcement officer, judge, or magistrate and to change the circumstances in which the penalty for that offense is increased when the victim is a children services worker; to expand intimidation to also prohibit attempting to intimidate a public servant, party official, attorney, or witness by making an unlawful threat of harm to an unborn of that person; to expand retaliation to also prohibit using force against or making an unlawful threat to harm an unborn of a public servant, party official, attorney, or witness and to modify the culpable mental state for and other elements of that offense; and to make the killing of a judge or magistrate in specified circumstances an aggravating circumstance for the imposition of the death penalty for aggravated murder.

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Title

To provide that the purposeful killing of a judge or magistrate in specified circumstances is aggravated murder; to increase the penalty for felonious assault, aggravated assault, and assault in specified circumstances when the victim is a judge, a magistrate, or a law enforcement officer, to change the circumstances in which the penalty for those offenses is increased when the victim is a BCII investigator, and to remove the increased penalty for those offenses when the victim is a peace officer; to increase the penalty for assault when the offense is committed in a courthouse in specified circumstances and to change the circumstances in which the penalty for that offense is increased when the victim is a children services worker; to increase the penalty for aggravated menacing in specified circumstances when the victim is a law enforcement officer, judge, or magistrate and to change the circumstances in which the penalty for that offense is increased when the victim is a children services worker; to expand intimidation to also prohibit attempting to intimidate a public servant, party official, attorney, or witness by making an unlawful threat of harm to an unborn of that person; to expand retaliation to also prohibit using force against or making an unlawful threat to harm an unborn of a public servant, party official, attorney, or witness and to modify the culpable mental state for and other elements of that offense; and to make the killing of a judge or magistrate in specified circumstances an aggravating circumstance for the imposition of the death penalty for aggravated murder.

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History

DateChamberAction
2009-03-18 To Judiciary
2009-03-18 Introduced to House

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Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
29Amended CodeCitation Text
2903Amended CodeCitation Text
290301Amended CodeCitation Text
290311Amended CodeCitation Text
290312Amended CodeCitation Text
290313Amended CodeCitation Text
290321Amended CodeCitation Text
2921Amended CodeCitation Text
292101Amended CodeCitation Text
292103Amended CodeCitation Text
292105Amended CodeCitation Text
2929Amended CodeCitation Text
292904Amended CodeCitation Text

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