2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Lininger, Senator Gelser|
|Regular Sponsors:||Representative Barker, Olson, Sanchez, Stark, Vial|
|Bill Title:||Relating to strangulation.|
Provides that person commits crime of strangulation if person knowingly impedes normal breathing or circulation of another person by applying pressure to chest of other person.
Increases penalty for crime of strangulation when victim is family or household member. Punishes by maximum of five years' imprisonment, $125,000 fine, or both.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||Joint Committee On Ways and Means|