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Every public officer who, under color of authority, without lawful necessity, assaults or beats any person, is punishable by a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year, or pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170, or by both that fine and imprisonment.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Penal Code - PEN § 149 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/penal-code/pen-sect-149.html
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