SB 415 Expands the crime of tampering with a judicial officer to prohibit certain acts against prosecutors
Sponsor: Goodman
LR Number: 1729S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/1/2007 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S185
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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SB 415 - Currently, a person commits the crime of tampering with a judicial officer if he or she threatens or commits certain acts for the purpose of harassing, intimidating, or influencing a judicial officer. Judicial officers include judges, arbitrators, special masters, juvenile court commissioners, probation or parole officers, and referees. This crime is a class C felony.

This act would expand the crime of tampering with a judicial officer to prohibit such acts against prosecutors and assistant prosecutors.

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE