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§ 650.7. Assault, battery or assault and battery upon school employee or student--Notice--Defin...

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 21. Crimes and Punishments

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
Part III. Crimes Against the Person
Chapter 20. Assault and Battery
21 Okl.St.Ann. § 650.7
§ 650.7. Assault, battery or assault and battery upon school employee or student--Notice--Definition
A. As used in this section, “school employee” means a teacher, principal, or any duly appointed person employed by a school system or employees of a firm contracting with a school system for any purpose, including any personnel not directly related to the teaching process and school board members during school board meetings.
B. Any person who, without justifiable or excusable cause, commits any assault, battery, or assault and battery upon the person of a school employee while such employee is in the performance of any duties as a school employee or upon any student while such student is participating in any school activity or attending classes on school property during school hours shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a misdemeanor. The convicted person shall be punished by a term of imprisonment in the county jail for a period not exceeding one (1) year, or by a fine not exceeding Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.
C. Any person who, without justifiable or excusable cause, commits any aggravated battery or aggravated assault and battery upon the person of a school employee while such employee is in the performance of any duties as a school employee shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a felony punishable by a term of imprisonment in the State Penitentiary for a period not exceeding two (2) years, or by a fine not exceeding Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.
D. Every school site shall post in a prominent place a notice having the following or similar language: “FELONY CHARGES MAY BE FILED AGAINST ANY PERSON(S) COMMITTING AN AGGRAVATED ASSAULT OR BATTERY UPON ANY SCHOOL EMPLOYEE.”
E. For purposes of this section, “assault” shall be defined by Section 641 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes, “battery” shall be defined by Section 642 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes, and “aggravated assault and battery” shall be defined by Section 646 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

Credits

Laws 1971, c. 281, § 6-113, eff. July 2, 1971; Laws 1978, c. 31, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1978; Laws 1980, c. 78, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1980. Renumbered from Title 70, § 6-113 and amended by Laws 1995, c. 241, §§ 1, 3, eff. July 1, 1995. Laws 2001, c. 380, § 1, eff. July 1, 2001.
21 Okl. St. Ann. § 650.7, OK ST T. 21 § 650.7
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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