Bill Text: AZ HB2007 | 2018 | Fifty-third Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced

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Bill Title: Evasion; crime; personal disguises

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2018-03-23 - Chapter 61 [HB2007 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2018-HB2007-Introduced.html



PREFILED    NOV 21 2017

REFERENCE TITLE: personal disguises; crime; evasion




State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-third Legislature

Second Regular Session




HB 2007


Introduced by

Representatives Lawrence: Kern





amending title 13, chapter 29, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 13‑2925; relating to offenses against public order.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Title 13, chapter 29, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 13-2925, to read:

START_STATUTE13-2925.  Unlawful use of personal disguise; classification

A.  It is unlawful for a person to wear a disguise, whether partial or complete, to evade or escape discovery, recognition or identification while participating in any of the following:

1.  the commission of any public offense.

2.  A civil protest.

3.  A political event.

4.  A public event.

B.  A peace officer may detain a person who is wearing a disguise to verify the person's identity and to determine if the person has committed a public offense.

C.  This section does not apply to a person who is wearing a disguise for a business-related purpose or during any event or at any place where a disguise may generally be viewed as part of acceptable attire.

D.  A violation of this section is a class 6 felony, except that it is a class 2 felony if the person who is wearing the disguise has direct or indirect involvement in an offense involving property damage, injury or death. END_STATUTE