Bill Summary for H 425 (2019-2020)
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AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT CONNER'S LAW.Intro. by Faircloth, McNeill, Ross, Boles.
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Amends GS 14-34.7 to increase the penalty for assaulting a law enforcement officer, probation officer, or parole officer while the officer is discharging or attempting to discharge his or her official duties and inflicting serious bodily injury on the officer from a Class F felony to a Class E felony.
Amends GS 14-223 by deleting the current Class 2 misdemeanor for resisting an officer and replaces it with the following. Willfully and unlawfully resisting, delaying, or obstructing a public officer in discharging or attempting to discharge a duty of his or her office is punishable as: (1) a Class E felony if the person inflicts serious bodily injury on the officer, (2) a Class H felony if the person inflicts physical injury on the officer, or (3) a Class 2 misdemeanor for any other violation of the statute.
Effective December 1, 2019.