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§ 5-13-301 - Terroristic threatening.

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5-13-301.Terroristic threatening.(a)(1)A person commits the offense of terroristic threatening in the first degree if:(A)Withthe purpose of terrorizing another person, the person threatens tocause death or serious physical injury or substantial property damage toanother person; or(B)Withthe purpose of terrorizing another person, the person threatens to causephysical injury or property damage to a teacher or other schoolemployee acting in the line of duty.(2)Terroristic threatening in the first degree is a Class D felony.(b)(1)Aperson commits the offense of terroristic threatening in the seconddegree if, with the purpose of terrorizing another person, the personthreatens to cause physical injury or property damage to another person.(2)Terroristic threatening in the second degree is a Class A misdemeanor.(c)(1)(A)Upon pretrial release of the defendant, a judicial officer shall:(i)Enter a no contact order in writing consistent with Rules 9.3 and 9.4 of the Arkansas Rules of Criminal Procedure; and(ii)Give notice to the defendant of penalties contained in Rule 9.5 of the Arkansas Rules of Criminal Procedure.(B)Theno contact order under subdivision (c)(1)(A) of this section remains ineffect during the pendency of any appeal of a conviction under thissection.(C)The judicialofficer or prosecuting attorney shall provide a copy of the no contactorder under subdivision (c)(1)(A) of this section to the victim andarresting agency without unnecessary delay.(2)Ifthe judicial officer has reason to believe that mental disease ordefect of the defendant will or has become an issue in the cause, thejudicial officer shall enter such orders as are consistent with 5-2-305.
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  • 5-13-301. Terroristic threatening.

    (a) (1) A person commits the offense of terroristic threatening in the first degree if:

    (A) With the purpose of terrorizing another person, the person threatens to cause death or serious physical injury or substantial property damage to another person; or

    (B) With the purpose of terrorizing another person, the person threatens to cause physical injury or property damage to a teacher or other school employee acting in the line of duty.

    (2) Terroristic threatening in the first degree is a Class D felony.

    (b) (1) A person commits the offense of terroristic threatening in the second degree if, with the purpose of terrorizing another person, the person threatens to cause physical injury or property damage to another person.

    (2) Terroristic threatening in the second degree is a Class A misdemeanor.

    (c) (1) (A) Upon pretrial release of the defendant, a judicial officer shall:

    (i) Enter a no contact order in writing consistent with Rules 9.3 and 9.4 of the Arkansas Rules of Criminal Procedure; and

    (ii) Give notice to the defendant of penalties contained in Rule 9.5 of the Arkansas Rules of Criminal Procedure.

    (B) The no contact order under subdivision (c)(1)(A) of this section remains in effect during the pendency of any appeal of a conviction under this section.

    (C) The judicial officer or prosecuting attorney shall provide a copy of the no contact order under subdivision (c)(1)(A) of this section to the victim and arresting agency without unnecessary delay.

    (2) If the judicial officer has reason to believe that mental disease or defect of the defendant will or has become an issue in the cause, the judicial officer shall enter such orders as are consistent with 5-2-305.

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