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§ 843.3. Abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, or neglect of vulnerable adult

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 21. Crimes and Punishments

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
Part III. Crimes Against the Person
Chapter 30. Miscellaneous Offenses Against the Person
Abuse of Elderly or Disabled Persons
21 Okl.St.Ann. § 843.3
§ 843.3. Abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, or neglect of vulnerable adult
A. Any person who engages in abuse, sexual abuse, or exploitation of a vulnerable adult, as defined in Section 10-103 of Title 43A of the Oklahoma Statutes, shall be guilty of a felony. The person, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or be imprisoned in the custody of the Department of Corrections for a term of not more than two (2) years, or both such fine and imprisonment.
B. Any person who has a responsibility to care for a vulnerable adult as defined by Section 10-103 of Title 43A of the Oklahoma Statutes who purposely, knowingly or recklessly neglects the vulnerable adult shall be guilty of a felony. The person, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or be imprisoned in the custody of the Department of Corrections for a term of not more than two (2) years, or both such fine and imprisonment.
C. In addition the court shall consider any provision of the Elderly and Incapacitated Victim's Protection Act1 when the victim is an elderly or incapacitated person as defined by Section 991a-15 of Title 22 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

Credits

Laws 2003, c. 195, § 1, eff. July 1, 2003; Laws 2008, c. 314, § 2, eff. July 1, 2008.

Footnotes

Title 22, § 991a-13 et seq.
21 Okl. St. Ann. § 843.3, OK ST T. 21 § 843.3
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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