2022 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXXVIII - Crimes and Punishment; Peace Officers and Public Defenders
Chapter 565 - Offenses Against the Person
Section 565.073 - Domestic assault, second degree — penalty.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 565.073 (2022)

Effective - 01 Jan 2017, 2 histories

565.073. Domestic assault, second degree — penalty. — 1. A person commits the offense of domestic assault in the second degree if the act involves a domestic victim, as the term "domestic victim" is defined under section 565.002, and he or she:

(1) Knowingly causes physical injury to such domestic victim by any means, including but not limited to, use of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, or by choking or strangulation; or

(2) Recklessly causes serious physical injury to such domestic victim; or

(3) Recklessly causes physical injury to such domestic victim by means of any deadly weapon.

2. The offense of domestic assault in the second degree is a class D felony.

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(L. 2000 H.B. 1677, et al., A.L. 2012 S.B. 628, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1371)

Effective 1-01-17

CROSS REFERENCE:

Domestic assault, batterer intervention program ordered, costs, how paid, 595.320

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