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Battery is the intentional touching or striking the victim against their will or intentionally causing bodily harm the victim.

Battery is a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year in jail and a $1000.00 fine.

A person who has a prior conviction for battery, aggravated battery or felony battery and commits a subsequent battery commits a third-degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison and a fine of $5000.00.

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