IN HB1016 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-03 - First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
Pending: House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Battery on a utility worker. Provides that battery is a Level 6 felony, instead of a Class B misdemeanor, if the offense is committed against a utility worker who is acting in the ordinary course of the utility worker's employment. Provides that battery is a Level 5 felony, instead of a Class B misdemeanor, if the offense results in bodily injury to a utility worker who is acting in the ordinary course of the utility worker's employment. Provides that battery committed: (1) by placing bodily fluid or waste on another person; and (2) with knowledge, or reckless failure to know, that the bodily fluid or waste is infected with hepatitis, tuberculosis, or human immunodeficiency virus; is a Level 5 felony, instead of a Level 6 felony, if the offense is committed against a utility worker.

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Title

Battery on a utility worker. Provides that battery is a Level 6 felony, instead of a Class B misdemeanor, if the offense is committed against a utility worker who is acting in the ordinary course of the utility worker's employment. Provides that battery is a Level 5 felony, instead of a Class B misdemeanor, if the offense results in bodily injury to a utility worker who is acting in the ordinary course of the utility worker's employment. Provides that battery committed: (1) by placing bodily fluid or waste on another person; and (2) with knowledge, or reckless failure to know, that the bodily fluid or waste is infected with hepatitis, tuberculosis, or human immunodeficiency virus; is a Level 5 felony, instead of a Level 6 felony, if the offense is committed against a utility worker.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-03HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2019-01-03HouseCoauthored by Representative Moseley
2019-01-03HouseAuthored by Representative Bacon

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