Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that a person commits aggravated assault when he or she knows the individual assaulted to be a sports official or coach at any level of competition and the act causing the assault to the sports official or coach occurred within an athletic facility or within the immediate vicinity of the athletic facility at which the sports official or coach was an active participant in the athletic contest held at the athletic facility. Provides that a violation is a Class A misdemeanor.
Correctional Note (Dept of Corrections)
HB 4023 has no corrections population or fiscal impact on the Department of Corrections
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that an assault to a sports official or coach occurring within or on an indoor or outdoor playing field enhances the assault to an aggravated assault.