SB 343 Creates the crimes of assault of an employee of a mass transit system while in the scope of his or her duties in the first, second, and third degree
Sponsor: Wright-Jones
LR Number: 1554S.01I Fiscal Note: 1554-01N.ORG
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 3/28/2011 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2011

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SB 343 - This act creates the crimes of assault of an employee of a mass transit system while in the scope of his or her duties in the first, second, and third degree. Mass transit employees include those working for public bus and light rail companies. The penalties for such crimes are a Class B felony, C felony, or Class B misdemeanor, respectively.

This act is similar to SB 330 (2009) and identical to SB 814 (2010) and HB 487 (2009).

STEPHEN WITTE