PRINTER'S NO. 689
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY WARD, BAKER, MURT, MILLARD, BOBACK, DRISCOLL,
RYAN, CAUSER, GROVE, SCHWEYER, O'BRIEN, PHILLIPS-HILL,
SANKEY, SAYLOR AND KLUNK, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
Amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in assault, further providing for the
offense of aggravated assault.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 2702(d) of Title 18 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended and subsection (c) is amended
by adding a paragraph to read:
§ 2702. Aggravated assault.
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(c) Officers, employees, etc., enumerated.--The officers,
agents, employees and other persons referred to in subsection
(a) shall be as follows:
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(39) A health care practitioner.
(d) Definitions.--As used in this section, the following
words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this