PA 13-300—sHB 6674

Judiciary Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR INTERFERING WITH AN OFFICER

SUMMARY: This act increases the penalty for interfering with an officer from a class A misdemeanor to a class D felony (see Table on Penalties) when the interference causes another person's death or serious physical injury. By law, a person commits this crime by obstructing, resisting, hindering, or endangering a peace officer, revenue services special police officer, motor vehicle inspector, or firefighter in the performance of his or her duties.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2013

OLR Tracking: JB: CR: PF: ts