2006 Kentucky Revised Statutes - .078 Terroristic threatening in the second degree.508.078 Terroristic threatening in the second degree. (1) A person is guilty of terroristic threatening in the second degree when, other than as provided in KRS 508.075, he or she intentionally: (a) With respect to a school function, threatens to commit any act likely to result in death or serious physical injury to any student group, teacher, volunteer worker, or employee of a public or private elementary or secondary school, vocational school, or institution of postsecondary education, or to any other person reasonably expected to lawfully be on school property or at a school- sanctioned activity, if the threat is related to their employment by a school, or work or attendance at school, or a school function. A threat directed at a person or persons or at a school does not need to identify a specific person or persons or school in order for a violation of this section to occur; (b) Makes false statements that he or she has placed a weapon of mass destruction at any location other than one specified in KRS 508.075; or (c) Without lawful authority places a counterfeit weapon of mass destruction at any location other than one specified in KRS 508.075. (2) A counterfeit weapon of mass destruction is placed with lawful authority if it is placed as part of an official training exercise by a public servant, as defined in KRS 522.010. (3) A person is not guilty of commission of an offense under this section if he or she, innocently and believing the information to be true, communicates a threat made by another person to school personnel, a peace officer, a law enforcement agency, a public agency involved in emergency response, or a public safety answering point and identifies the person from whom the threat was communicated, if known. (4) Terroristic threatening in the second degree is a Class D felony. Effective: June 21, 2001 History: Created 2001 Ky. Acts ch. 113, sec. 2, effective June 21, 2001. Page 1 of 1
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