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§ 650.4. Assault and battery upon medical care provider

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 21. Crimes and PunishmentsEffective: November 1, 2023

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
Part III. Crimes Against the Person
Chapter 20. Assault and Battery
Effective: November 1, 2023
21 Okl.St.Ann. § 650.4
§ 650.4. Assault and battery upon medical care provider
A. Every person who, without justifiable or excusable cause and with intent to do bodily harm, commits any assault, battery or assault and battery upon the person of a medical care provider who is performing medical care duties, upon conviction, is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections for a term not exceeding two (2) years, or by a fine not exceeding One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.
B. As used in this section, “medical care provider” means doctors, residents, interns, nurses, nurses' aides, ambulance attendants and operators, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, laboratory technicians, radiologic technologists, physical therapists, physician assistants, chaplains, volunteers, pharmacists, nursing students, medical students, members of a hospital security force, and any other employees working in or for a health care facility or independent contractors in one of the listed categories.


Laws 1990, c. 320, § 2, emerg. eff. May 30, 1990; Laws 2000, c. 143, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2000; Laws 2009, c. 337, § 1, emerg. eff. May 27, 2009; Laws 2020, c. 68, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2020; Laws 2023, c. 140, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2023.
21 Okl. St. Ann. § 650.4, OK ST T. 21 § 650.4
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 3 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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