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Statute Number:21-5412
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Assault; aggravated assault; assault of a law enforcement officer;
aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer.
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21-5412.Assault; aggravated assault; assault of a law enforcement officer; aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer.(a) Assault is knowingly placing another person in reasonable apprehension of immediate bodily harm;
(b) Aggravated assault is assault, as defined in subsection (a), committed:
(1) With a deadly weapon;
(2) while disguised in any manner designed to conceal identity; or
(3) with intent to commit any felony.
(c) Assault of a law enforcement officer is assault, as defined in subsection (a), committed against:
(1) A uniformed or properly identified state, county or city law enforcement officer while such officer is engaged in the performance of such officer's duty;
(2) a uniformed or properly identified university or campus police officer while such officer is engaged in the performance of such officer's duty; or
(3) a uniformed or properly identified federal law enforcement officer as defined in K.S.A. 2018 Supp.21-5413, and amendments thereto, while such officer is engaged in the performance of such officer's duty.
(d) Aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer is assault of a law enforcement officer, as defined in subsection (c), committed:
(1) With a deadly weapon;
(2) while disguised in any manner designed to conceal identity; or
(3) with intent to commit any felony.
(e) (1) Assault is a class C person misdemeanor.
(2) Aggravated assault is a severity level 7, person felony.
(3) Assault of a law enforcement officer is a class A person misdemeanor.
(4) Aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer is a severity level 6, person felony. A person convicted of aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer shall be subject to the provisions of K.S.A. 2018 Supp.21-6804(g), and amendments thereto.
History:L. 2010, ch. 136, 47; L. 2011, ch. 30, 18; L. 2018, ch. 112, 3; July 1.



Date Composed: 12/31/2018 Date Modified: 12/31/2018

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