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HB 295 School sports officials; penalty for battery against official.

Introduced by: Israel D. O'Quinn | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Battery; school sports officials; penalty. Treats persons serving as a sports official for an interscholastic sporting event involving a public or private elementary or secondary school who volunteer their services or are compensated by an entity other than a school as an employee of a school. Current law provides that battery against a school employee is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor with a 15-day sentence, two days of which shall be a mandatory minimum term of confinement, or, if the battery was committed by the use of a firearm or other weapon prohibited on school property, a six-month mandatory minimum term of confinement.


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