2006 Regular Session
To: Judiciary A
By: Representative Moore
AN ACT TO CREATE THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF USING A TASER IN THE COMMISSION OF A CRIME; TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Any person who uses a taser or other energy device that can stop a human being in the commission of any crime or in resisting arrest shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) or by imprisonment for not more than five (5) years, or both.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2006.