SB 686 Expands the crime of resisting or interfering with arrest, detention, or stop
Sponsor: Bartle
LR Number: 2285S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 3/5/2007 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S400
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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SB 686 - This act expands the crime of resisting arrest, detention, or stop to include a person using or threatening to use violence against a law enforcement officer to resist the issuance of any warrant issued for failure to appear in court. This crime is a Class D felony if a substantial risk of serious physical injury or death is created; otherwise, it is a Class A misdemeanor.