Bill Status of HB5130 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-CHOKEHOLD-DEFINES
Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Defines "chokehold" as the intentional and prolonged application of force to the throat, windpipe, or carotid arteries that prevents or hinders breathing or blood flow, reduces the intake of air, or reduces blood flow to the head (rather than applying any direct pressure to the throat, windpipe, or airway of another).