2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 14 — Criminal law
RS 14:54.6 — Communicating of false information of planned bombing on school property, at a school-sponsored function, or in a firearm-free zone


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§54.6. Communicating of false information of planned bombing on school property, at a school-sponsored function, or in a firearm-free zone

A. The communicating of false information of a bombing threat on school property, at a school-sponsored function, or in a firearm-free zone whether or not such threat involves fake explosive devices is the intentional impartation or conveyance, or causing the impartation or conveyance by the use of the mail, telephone, telegraph, word of mouth, or other means of communication, of any such threat or false information knowing the same to be false.

B. Whoever commits the crime of communicating of false information of a planned bombing1 on school property, at a school-sponsored function, or in a firearm-free zone as defined in R. S. 14:95.6(A) shall be imprisoned with or without hard labor for not more than twenty years. Upon commitment to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections after conviction for a crime committed on school property, at a school sponsored function or in a firearm-free zone, the department shall have the offender evaluated through appropriate examinations or tests conducted under the supervision of the department. Such evaluation shall be made within thirty days of the order of commitment.

C. For purposes of this Section, "at a school-sponsored function" means the specific designated area of the function, including but not limited to athletic competitions, dances, parties, or any extracurricular activity.

Acts 1999, No. 1236, §1.

1As appears in enrolled bill.

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