RI H8325 | 2014 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 8 2014 - 100% progression
Action: 2014-07-08 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Makes an assault or battery that causes unconsciousness, known as a "knockout assault," a felony, punishable by imprisonment for not more than (3) years, or a fine of not more than ($1,500), or both.

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Roll Calls

House - Passage (Y: 71 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2014-07-08SenateSigned by Governor
2014-07-03SenateTransmitted to Governor
2014-06-20HouseSenate passed in concurrence
2014-06-20HousePlaced on the Senate Consent Calendar (06/20/2014)
2014-06-19HouseHouse read and passed
2014-06-19HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/19/2014)
2014-06-19HouseCommittee recommends passage
2014-06-19HouseScheduled for consideration (06/19/2014)
2014-06-16HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2014-06-14HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/16/2014)
2014-06-12HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary


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Bill Comments