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Senate Bill 0083


Senate Bill 0083

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF SB 83 (Updated March 14, 2006 5:43 pm - DI 107)


Resisting law enforcement and deadly weapons. Provides that a taser, electronic stun weapon, chemical, or other device that is designed to temporarily incapacitate a person is not a deadly weapon if it is used by a law enforcement officer: (1) who is trained to use the weapon; (2) who employs the weapon in accordance with the law enforcement officer's training; and (3) while lawfully engaged in the execution of official duties. Imposes a mandatory minimum sentence for a person who commits resisting law enforcement and: (1) draws or uses a deadly weapon, inflicts bodily injury on or causes bodily injury to another person, or operates a vehicle in a manner that creates a substantial risk of bodily injury to another person; (2) operates a vehicle in a manner that causes serious bodily injury to another person; or (3) operates a motor vehicle in a manner that causes the death of another person.
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