SECTION 1. Section 32B of chapter 268 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following subsection:-
(e) Whoever violates this section and causes serious bodily injury upon a police officer shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than 5 years or in a jail or house of correction for not more than 2 1/2
years, or by a fine of not more than $5,000.00, or by both such fine and imprisonment. For the purposes of this subsection, "serious bodily injury" shall mean bodily injury that results in a permanent disfigurement, loss or impairment of a bodily function, limb or organ, or a substantial risk of death.
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