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§11-5-17  Assault or battery for purpose of causing unconsciousness. –

Published: 2015

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Criminal Offenses



SECTION 11-5-17

   § 11-5-17  Assault or battery for purpose

of causing unconsciousness. –

Any person who shall make an assault or battery, or both, by causing, or

attempting to cause, another person to be rendered unconscious by a single

punch, kick, or other singular striking motion to the head of such person for

the purpose of bringing about the loss of consciousness of such person, or who

shall knowingly assist, aid, abet, solicit, encourage, counsel, command, or

conspire to coerce any person to commit such an act, shall be deemed to have

committed a felony and shall be imprisoned for not more than three (3) years or

fined not more than one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500), or both.

History of Section.

(P.L. 2014, ch. 483, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 546, § 1.)