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  *565.073.  Until December 31, 2016 — Domestic assault, second degree — penalty. — 1.  A person commits the crime of domestic assault in the second degree if the act involves a family or household member, including any child who is a member of the family or household, as defined in section 455.010, and he or she:

  (1)  Attempts to cause or knowingly causes physical injury to such family or household member by any means, including but not limited to, by use of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, or by choking or strangulation; or

  (2)  Recklessly causes serious physical injury to such family or household member; or

  (3)  Recklessly causes physical injury to such family or household member by means of any deadly weapon.

  2.  Domestic assault in the second degree is a class C felony.


(L. 2000 H.B. 1677, et al., A.L. 2012 S.B. 628)

*This section was amended by S.B. 491 and further amended by H.B. 1371, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.

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