CHAPTER 107

(HB 1170)

Assault against a law enforcement officer
to include the crime of "sliming."


         ENTITLED, An Act to  provide certain provisions regarding assaults against law enforcement personnel and certain emergency personnel and to provide a criminal penalty therefor.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

     Section  1.  Any person who, with the intent to assault, throws, smears, or causes human blood, emesis, mucus, semen, excrement, or human waste to come in contact with a law enforcement officer as defined in subdivision 22-1-2(22), a firefighter, or an emergency medical technician, while performing official duties or actions, is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

     Signed February 20, 2002.
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