NCA 16-038 Sec 7 Subchapter 3. Crimes Against Person.
G. Any person who commits any assault and battery with intent to cause great bodily harm by strangulation or attempted strangulation against a current or former spouse, a present spouse of a former spouse, a former spouse of a present spouse, parents, a foster parent, a child, a person otherwise related by blood or marriage, a person with whom the defendant is or was in a dating relationship, an individual with whom the defendant has had a child, a person who formerly lived in the same household as the defendant, or a person living in the same household as the defendant shall, upon conviction, be guilty of domestic abuse by strangulation and shall be punished by imprisonment of not less than one (1) year nor more than three (3) years, or by a fine of not more than Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment. As used in this subsection, “strangulation” means any form of asphgia; including, but not limited to: asphyxia characterized by closure of the blood vessels or air passages of the neck as a result of external pressure on the neck or the closure of the nostrils or mouth as a result of external pressure on the head.
ENACTED by the Muscogee (Creek) National Council on this 19s day of March. 2016.