State: District of Columbia
Division IV. Criminal Law and Procedure and Prisoners
Title 22. Criminal Offenses and Penalties
Subtitle I. Criminal Offenses.
Chapter 4. Assault; Mayhem; Threats
§ 22-404. Assault or threatened assault in a menacing manner; stalking.
(1) Whoever unlawfully assaults, or threatens another in a menacing manner, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or be imprisoned not more than 180 days, or both.
(2) Whoever unlawfully assaults, or threatens another in a menacing manner, and intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes significant bodily injury to another shall be fined not more than $3,000 or be imprisoned not more than 3 years, or both. For the purposes of this paragraph, the term “significant bodily injury” means an injury that requires hospitalization or immediate medical attention.
Current through October 23, 2012