SB 221 Expands the crime of resisting arrest, stop, or detention
Sponsor: Goodman
LR Number: 1313S.01I Fiscal Note: 1313-01
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/16/2009 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2009

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SB 221 - 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 identical to SB 1238 (2008) and a provision of CCS/SS/SCS/HCS/HB 62 (2009).

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE