Fifty-first Legislature                                                 APPROP

First Regular Session                                                S.B. 1432






(Reference to Senate engrossed bill)


Strike everything after the enacting clause and insert:

"Section 1.  Section 13-2904, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE13-2904.  Disorderly conduct; classification

A.  A person commits disorderly conduct if, with intent to disturb the peace or quiet of a neighborhood, family or person, or with knowledge of doing so, such person:

1.  Engages in fighting, violent or seriously disruptive behavior; or

2.  Makes unreasonable noise; or

3.  Uses abusive or offensive language or gestures to any person present in a manner likely to provoke immediate physical retaliation by such person; or

4.  Makes any protracted commotion, utterance or display with the intent to prevent the transaction of the business of a lawful meeting, gathering or procession; or

5.  Refuses to obey a lawful order to disperse issued to maintain public safety in dangerous proximity to a fire, a hazard or any other emergency; or

6.  Recklessly handles, displays or discharges a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument.

B.  A person commits disorderly conduct if the person intentionally enters a public restroom, bathroom, shower, bath, dressing room or locker room and a sign indicates that the room is for the exclusive use of persons of one sex and the person is not legally classified on the person's birth certificate as a member of that sex. 

C.  Subsection B of this section does not apply to a person who enters a public restroom, bathroom, shower, bath, dressing room or locker room and who is of a different sex than that indicated on the sign if the person is any of the following:

1.  Entering as part of the person's job responsibilities.

2.  Entering to give aid or assistance to another person.

3.  A child who needs assistance.

4.  Physically disabled.

B.  D.  Disorderly conduct under subsection A, paragraph 6 is a class 6 felony.  Disorderly conduct under subsection A, paragraph 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 or subsection B is a class 1 misdemeanor. END_STATUTE

Sec. 2.  Emergency

This act is an emergency measure that is necessary to preserve the public peace, health or safety and is operative immediately as provided by law."

Amend title to conform



                                                JOHN KAVANAGH





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