SB 345
Modifies the offense of resisting arrest
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Last Action:
2/4/2021 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2021

Current Bill Summary

SB 345 - Under current law, a person commits the offense of resisting or interfering with arrest if he or she knows or reasonably should know that a law enforcement officer is making an arrest and attempts to prevent the arrest by using or threatening violence or by fleeing. This offense is a Class A misdemeanor, unless the person fleeing creates a substantial risk of serious physical injury or death to any person then the offense is a Class E felony.

This act adds that it shall be a Class E felony if the person flees arrest by operating a motor vehicle resulting in pursuit by a law enforcement officer operating a motor vehicle.

This act is similar to SB 432 (2021).



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