HB979I-RESISTING ARREST
Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 979 -- Resisting Arrest

Sponsor:  Lipke (157)

Under current law, it is a class D felony to resist an arrest by
fleeing in a manner that creates a substantial risk of serious
physical injury or death.  This bill clarifies that the crime
also occurs when the person is fleeing from a detention or stop
by a law enforcement officer.

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Missouri House of Representatives
92nd General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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