SB-0848, As Passed Senate, December 5, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBSTITUTE FOR

 

SENATE BILL NO. 848

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled

 

"The Michigan penal code,"

 

by amending section 84 (MCL 750.84).

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 84. (1) Assault with intent to do great bodily harm less

 

than murder—Any A person who shall assault does either of the

 

following is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not

 

more than 10 years or a fine of not more than $5,000.00, or both:

 

     (a) Assaults another person with intent to do great bodily

 

harm, less than the crime of murder. , shall be guilty of a felony

 

punishable by imprisonment in the state prison not more than 10

 

years, or by fine of not more than 5,000 dollars.

 

     (b) Assaults another person by strangulation or suffocation.

 


Senate Bill No. 848 (S-2) as amended November 28, 2012

     (2) As used in this section, "strangulation or suffocation"

 

means intentionally impeding normal breathing or circulation of the

 

blood by applying pressure on the throat or neck or by blocking the

 

nose or mouth of another person.

 

     (3) This section does not prohibit a person from being charged

 

with, convicted of, or punished for any other violation of law

 

arising out of the same conduct as the violation of this section.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect [April 1,

 

2013.]