2005 North Carolina Code - General Statutes § 14-16.6. Assault on executive, legislative, or court officer.

Article 5A.

Endangering Executive and Legislative, and Court Officers.

§ 14‑16.6.  Assault on executive, legislative, or court officer.

(a)       Any person who assaults any legislative officer, executive officer, or court officer, or any person who makes a violent attack upon the residence, office, temporary accommodation or means of transport of any one of those officers in a manner likely to endanger the officer, shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished as a Class I felon.

(b)       Any person who commits an offense under subsection (a) and uses a deadly weapon in the commission of that offense shall be punished as a Class F felon.

(c)       Any person who commits an offense under subsection (a) and inflicts serious bodily injury to any legislative officer, executive officer, or court officer, shall be punished as a Class F felon. (1981, c. 822, s. 1; 1993, c. 539, s. 1125; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24, s. 14(c); 1999‑398, s. 1.)

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