SB 683 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: Curls Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 4891S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/30/2014 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S185
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Effective Date: August 28, 2014

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SB 683 - 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, Class C felony, or Class B misdemeanor, respectively.

This act is identical to SB 263 (2013) and is similar to SB 343 (2011), SB 814 (2010), and HB 487 (2009).

MEGHAN LUECKE