Session of 1999
HOUSE BILL No. 2274
By Committee on Judiciary
9 AN ACT concerning crimes and punishment; establishing the crime of
10 battery against a sports official.
12 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
13 Section 1. (a) Battery against a sports official is a battery, as defined
14 in K.S.A. 21-3412 and amendments thereto, committed against a sports
15 official while such official is officiating at an athletic game or contest or
16 committed against a sports official for actions or judgments arising out of
17 and in the course of officiating at an athletic game or contest.
18 (b) Battery against a sports official is a class B, person misdemeanor.
19 Upon conviction of a violation of this section, a person shall be fined not
20 less than $500, nor more than $2,000.
21 (c) As used in this section, "sports official" means a person who ad-
22 ministers the rules of an athletic game or contest.
23 Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
24 publication in the statute book.