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The DC Code: § 22-404.01 Aggravated assault.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
A person commits the offense of aggravated assault if:
By any means, that person knowingly or purposely causes serious bodily injury to another person; or
Under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to human life, that person intentionally or knowingly engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of serious bodily injury to another person, and thereby causes serious bodily injury.
Any person convicted of aggravated assault shall be fined not more than $10,000 or be imprisoned for not more than 10 years, or both.
Any person convicted of attempted aggravated assault shall be fined not more than $5,000 or be imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or both.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-504.1. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary addition of section, see § 202 of the Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 1994 (D.C. Act 10-255, June 22, 1994, 41 DCR 4286). Legislative History of Laws Law 10-151, the "Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Amendment Act of 1994," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 10-98, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 29, 1994, and April 12, 1994, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on May 4, 1994, it was assigned Act No. 10-238 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 10-151 became effective on August 20, 1994. DC CODE § 22-404.01 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1322, ch. 854, § 806a, as added Aug. 20, 1994, D.C. Law 10-151, § 202, 41 DCR 2608.)