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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5768

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1478

 

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Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. MCGORTY, 122nd Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSAULT OF AN OFF-DUTY POLICE OFFICER.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 952 of the general statutes be amended to provide an enhanced penalty for the assault of a reasonably identifiable off-duty police officer, provided such officer was not engaged in behavior that could reasonably be viewed as provoking such assault.

Statement of Purpose:

To protect off-duty police officers.