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Rs 14:35.2 Simple Battery Of Persons With Infirmities

§35.2. Simple battery of persons with infirmities

A. Simple battery of persons with infirmities is a battery committed against a person

who is infirm, has a disability, or is aged and who is incapable of consenting to the battery

due to either of the following:

(1) Advanced age.

(2) Unsoundness of mind, stupor, abnormal condition of the mind, or other mental

or developmental disability, regardless of the age of the victim.

B. For purposes of this Section, "person who is infirm, has a disability, or is aged"

shall include but not be limited to any individual who is a resident of a nursing home, facility

for persons with intellectual disabilities, mental health facility, hospital, or other residential

facility, or any individual who is sixty years of age or older. Lack of knowledge of the

person's age shall not be a defense.

C. Whoever commits the crime of battery of persons with infirmities shall be fined

not more than five hundred dollars and imprisoned not less than thirty days nor more than

six months, or both.

Acts 1999, No. 1056, §1; Acts 2014, No. 811, §6, eff. June 23, 2014.

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John Bel Edwards
John Bel Edwards
January 11, 2016 -
Democratic
1-225-342-4404
900 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA, 70802

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