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HB 300 Assault and battery; hate crime, penalty.

Introduced by: Vivian E. Watts | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Assault and battery; hate crime; penalty. Makes it a Class 6 felony to commit a simple assault or assault and battery against a victim who was selected because of the victim's race, religious conviction, color, or national origin. Currently, a simple assault or assault and battery not resulting in bodily injury committed against such a victim is a Class 1 misdemeanor and an assault and battery resulting in bodily injury committed against such a victim is a Class 6 felony.


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