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SF 384 - Prohibits Removal of a Communication Device from a Law Enforcement Officer - Key Vote

Iowa Key Votes

Mary Ann Hanusa voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Mary Ann Hanusa made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Removal of a Communication Device from a Law Enforcement Officer

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (77-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Removal of an Officer's Communication Device

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the removal of a communication device from a peace officer.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual from removing or attempting to remove a peace officer’s communication device when the officer is acting within the scope of duty and the individual knew or should have known the individual was an officer (Sec. 2). 
  • Classifies the removal or attempted removal of an officer’s communication device as a simple misdemeanor (Sec. 2).
  • Classifies a violation under the provisions of this bill which results in a bodily injury to the officer as a serious misdemeanor (Sec. 2).
  • Classifies a violation under the provisions of this bill which results in a serious injury to the officer as an aggravated misdemeanor (Sec. 2).
  • Classifies a violation under the provisions of this bill in which the individual knowingly or intentionally causes bodily injury to the officer as an aggravated misdemeanor (Sec. 2).
  • Classifies a violation under the provisions of this bill in which the individual knowingly or intentionally causes serious injury to the officer as a class “D” felony (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (50-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits the Removal of an Officer's Communication Device

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