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21-3419

Chapter 21.–CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
PART II.–PROHIBITED CONDUCT
Article 34.–CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS

      21-3419.   Criminal threat.(a) A criminal threat is any threat to:

      (1)   Commit violence communicated withintent to terrorize another, or to cause the evacuation, lock down ordisruption in regular, ongoing activities of any building,place of assembly or facility of transportation, or in recklessdisregard of the risk of causing such terror or evacuation, lock down ordisruption in regular, ongoing activities;

      (2)   adulterate or contaminate any food, raw agriculturalcommodity, beverage, drug, animal feed, plant or publicwater supply; or

      (3)   expose any animal in this state to any contagious or infectiousdisease.

      (b)   A criminal threat is a severity level 9, person felony.

      (c)   As used in this section, “threat” includes any statementthat one has committed any action described by subsection (a)(1) or (2).

      History:   L. 1969, ch. 180, § 21-3419;L. 1984, ch. 116, § 1;L. 1992, ch. 298, § 14;L. 1993, ch. 291, § 32;L. 2002, ch. 88, § 3;L. 2009, ch. 132, § 3; July 1.