2012 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 612
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dumais, Bobo, Lee, A. Miller, Valentino-Smith, and Waldstreicher
Criminal Law - First Degree Assault - Strangulation


Prohibiting a person from committing an assault by applying pressure on the throat or neck of another person in a specified manner; and establishing that a person who violates the Act is guilty of the felony of assault in the first degree and on conviction is subject to a specified penalty.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith, District 23A
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 3-202 )


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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered