Bill Summary for H 492 (2017-2018)
Apr 26 2017
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AN ACT TO INCREASE THE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR ASSAULT ON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PERSONS WHILE THE PERSON IS DISCHARGING OR ATTEMPTING TO DISCHARGE OFFICIAL DUTIES: FIREFIGHTERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS, MEDICAL RESPONDERS, HOSPITAL PERSONNEL, LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, EXECUTIVE OFFICERS, LEGISLATIVE OFFICERS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS, AND ELECTED EXECUTIVE, LEGISLATIVE, AND JUDICIAL OFFICERS.Intro. by Clampitt, Saine, Dollar.
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House amendment #1 makes the following changes to the 4th edition.
Amends proposed GS 14-34.11 to make it a Class I felony to commit a battery against (previously, to assault) a law enforcement officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, or medical responder when the law enforcement officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, or medical responder is discharging or attempting to discharge his or her official duties, unless the conduct is covered by another law providing greater punishment or the conduct is a result of a verifiable diagnosis of a medical condition or mental or behavioral health disability. Makes conforming changes.