SENATE BILL No. 848

 

 

November 10, 2011, Introduced by Senators BIEDA, BRANDENBURG, JONES, HANSEN, PROOS and WARREN and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

 

 

 

     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. Assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than

 

murder—Any A person who shall assault assaults another with intent

 

to do great bodily harm, less than the crime of murder, shall be

 

including, but not limited to, assaulting another by strangulation

 

or suffocation, is 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.$5,000.00, or both. 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.