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2022 House Bill 5682: Enhanced penalties for assaulting emergency room staff
Introduced by Rep. Mike Mueller R-Linden on January 25, 2022
To authorize enhanced penalties for assaulting a hospital "health professional" or volunteer by creating a new crime punishable by 93 days in jail and a $1,000 fine, with increased fines and sentences authorized depending on specific circumstances.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on January 25, 2022
Reported in the House on March 8, 2022
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on March 17, 2022
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on March 17, 2022