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2017 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Lininger, Senator Gelser
Regular Sponsors: Representative Barker, Olson, Sanchez, Stark, Vial
Bill Title: Relating to strangulation.
Catchline/Summary: 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.
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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
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