SB 93 Creates the crime of endangering a corrections employee
Sponsor: Cauthorn
LR Number: 0311S.04C Fiscal Note: 0311-04
Committee: Financial & Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 5/13/2005 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection Journal Page:
Title: SCS SB 93 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2005

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Current Bill Summary


SCS/SB 93 - This act creates the crime of endangering a corrections employee, visitor to a correctional facility, or other offender or prisoner if an offender or prisoner causes such person to come into contact with bodily fluids. This offense is a Class D felony.

This act makes it a Class C felony if a person endangers a corrections employee, visitor to a correctional facility, or other offender by knowingly putting the employee in danger of contracting HIV, Hepatitis B, or Hepatitis C.

If a person causes an employee, visitor, or other offender to come in contact with an unidentified substance, it is a class A misdemeanor.

This act also removes inmates and correctional facilities from Section 565.092.

This act is similar to SB 986 (2004) and certain provisions of CCS/SS/SCS/HCS/HB 353 (2005) and HB 700 (2005).

SUSAN HENDERSON