School sports officials; penalty for battery against official. (HB295)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Battery; school sports officials; penalty. Treats persons serving as a sports official for an interscholastic sporting event involving a public or private elementary or secondary school who volunteer their services or are compensated by an entity other than a school as an employee of a school. Current law provides that battery against a school employee is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor with a 15-day sentence, two days of which shall be a mandatory minimum term of confinement, or, if the battery was committed by the use of a firearm or other weapon prohibited on school property, a six-month mandatory minimum term of confinement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/04/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103077D
01/04/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Criminal Law
01/14/2016Assigned App. sub: Subcommittee Criminal Law
01/14/2016Assigned Courts sub:
01/18/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Courts of Justice