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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6712

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1245

 

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Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. BERTHEL, 68th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSAULT OF POLICE OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL.

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

That section 53a-167c of the general statutes be amended to increase the penalty for any person who, with intent to prevent a reasonably identifiable police officer, firefighter or employee of an emergency medical service organization from performing his or her duties, assaults such police officer, firefighter or employee.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase the penalty for assaulting a reasonably identifiable police officer, firefighter or employee of an emergency medical service organization from performing his or her services.