2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 14:38.2 — Assault on a school teacher

§38.2.  Assault on a school teacher

A.(1)  Assault on a school teacher is an assault committed when the offender has reasonable grounds to believe the victim is a school teacher acting in the performance of his duties.

(2)(a)  For purposes of this Section, "school teacher" means any teacher, instructor, administrator, staff person, or employee of any public or private elementary, secondary, vocational-technical training, special, or postsecondary school or institution.

(b)  For the purposes of this Section, "assault" means an attempt to commit on a school teacher a battery or the intentional placing of a school teacher in reasonable apprehension of receiving a battery or making statements threatening physical harm to a school teacher.

B.  Whoever commits the crime of assault on a school teacher shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned not less than thirty days nor more than ninety days, or both.

Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 44, §1; Acts 2006, No. 733, §1, eff. July 1, 2006.

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