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AN ACT concerning Criminal Law – Felony Second Degree Assault – Sports Official




Prohibits a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is an official, an umpire, a referee, or a judge officiating at a sporting event,authorizes a police officer to arrest a person without a warrant if the police officer has probable cause to believe that the person has committed a certain assault,establishes a violation of the Act is a misdemeanor with a penalty of up to 10 years in prison or a fine of up $2,500 or both.