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H 3078 - Adds an additional offense if a person injures a federal, state or local law enforcement officer, firefighter, corrections officer or EMS worker

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Thomas Pope (R)
Last Action: 1/31/2019 - House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Huggins, Forrest
House Committee: Judy
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Summary of the bill as introduced: Adds an additional offense of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature if a person injures a federal, state or local law enforcement officer, firefighter, corrections officer or EMS worker.

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H 3078 General Bill, By Pope, Bryant, Caskey, Thayer, V.S. Moss, Bailey, Young, Wooten, Morgan, Ligon, Yow, Erickson, Bradley, Mace, Davis, Huggins and Forrest
Summary: Assault and battery
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 16-3-600, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ASSAULT AND BATTERY OFFENSES, SO AS TO ADD THAT ASSAULT AND BATTERY OF A HIGH AND AGGRAVATED NATURE OCCURS WHEN A PERSON INJURES A FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OR CORRECTIONS OFFICER, A FIREFIGHTER, OR AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS) WORKER IN THE DISCHARGE OF OR BECAUSE OF THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES.
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12/18/18House Prefiled
12/18/18House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/08/19House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 77)
01/08/19House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 77)
01/16/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Erickson, Bradley
01/22/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Mace
01/24/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Davis
01/31/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Huggins, Forrest



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