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2019 Senate Bill 430: Revise sanction for “obstructing” emergency responder
Introduced by Sen. Adam Hollier (D) on August 20, 2019
To revise a law that makes it a felony to assault, batter, wound, resist, obstruct, oppose, or endanger a public safety or emergency response person who the individual knows or has reason to know is performing his or her duties. The bill would remove the felony sanction from “obstructing” and make that action a misdemeanor instead.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on August 20, 2019