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S.F. No. 2227 - Clarifying the Offense of 4th Degree Assault against a Peace Officer
Author: Senator Ron Latz
Prepared By: Chris Turner, Senate Fiscal Analyst (651/296-4350)
Date: March 10, 2016


       The bill clarifies that the intentional throwing or otherwise transferring of bodily fluids or feces at an on-duty peace officer is a three-year felony under Minnesota’s 4th-degree assault statute, regardless of the extent of injury to the peace officer.

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