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H0250................................by JUDICIARY, RULES AND ADMINISTRATION RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT - Adds to existing law to provide for the crime of reckless endangerment; to provide a standard for recklessly engaging in conduct; and to provide a penalty. 02/14 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/15 Rpt prt - to Jud
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-sixth Legislature First Regular Session - 2001 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 250 BY JUDICIARY, RULES AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS; AMENDING CHAPTER 64, TITLE 18, IDAHO CODE, 3 BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 18-6408, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE 4 CRIME OF RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT, TO PROVIDE A STANDARD FOR RECKLESSLY 5 ENGAGING IN CONDUCT AND TO PROVIDE A PENALTY. 6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 7 SECTION 1. That Chapter 64, Title 18, Idaho Code, be, and the same is 8 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des- 9 ignated as Section 18-6408, Idaho Code, and to read as follows: 10 18-6408. RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT. (1) A person is guilty of reckless endan- 11 germent when he or she recklessly: 12 (a) Engages in conduct that creates a substantial risk of death or seri- 13 ous physical injury to another person; or 14 (b) Fails to engage in conduct and the failure creates a substantial risk 15 of death or serious physical injury to another person. 16 (2) For the purposes of this section, a person recklessly engages in con- 17 duct resulting in reckless endangerment when he or she knows of and disregards 18 a substantial risk that death or serious physical injury to another person may 19 occur and his or her disregard of such substantial risk through commission or 20 omission is a gross deviation from what a reasonable person would do or not do 21 in the same situation. 22 (3) A person committing reckless endangerment shall be guilty of a mis- 23 demeanor.
RS 11076 This legislation creates a new misdemeanor of reckless endangerment FISCAL IMPACT No fiscal impact from enactment. Contact Name: Rep. Bill Sali Phone: 332 1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 25