WV HB2047 | 2020 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB2047


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-08 - To House Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to amend the penalties for several of the violations under this section to make it clear that the convicted person may be fined and confined. The offenses include obstructing, fleeing from and making false statements to law-enforcement, probation and parole officers and interfering with emergency communications.

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Relating to penalties incurred from obstructing, fleeing from and making false statements to law-enforcement



2020-01-08HouseTo House Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseIntroduced in House
2020-01-08HouseTo Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB2047 (Carry Over) 2019-01-09 - To House Judiciary


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