SB 1238 Expands the crime of resisting arrest, stop, or detention
Sponsor: Goodman
LR Number: 5347S.01I Fiscal Note: 5347-01
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 3/31/2008 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 1238 - This act expands the crime of resisting arrest, stop, or detention to include resisting an arrest for a warrant issued by a court or probation and parole officer. The crime of resisting arrest shall be Class D felony for an arrest for a warrant issued for failure to appear on a felony case or a warrant issued for a probation violation on a felony case.

This act is similar to SB 1243 (2008), HB 1481 (2008), HB 1502 (2008), & HB 1571 (2008).

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE