2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
§21-1268.1. Definitions.

21 OK Stat § 21-1268.1 (2014) What's This?

As used in this act:

1. “Biochemical assault” means the intentional delivery of any substance or material to another person without lawful cause, whether or not such substance or material is toxic, noxious or lethal to humans, to:

a.cause intimidation, fear or anxiety and a reasonable belief by the victim that death, disease, injury or illness will occur as a result of contamination by such substance or material and, based upon that belief, an emergency response is necessary, or

b.poison, injure, harm or cause disease or illness to any person;

2. “Biochemical terrorism” means an act of terrorism involving any biological organism, pathogen, bacterium, virus, chemical or its toxins, isomers, salts or compounds, or any combination of organisms, viruses or chemicals that is capable of and intended to cause death, disease, injury, illness or harm to any human or animal upon contact or ingestion, or harm to any food supply, plant, water supply, drink, medicine or other product used for or consumed by humans or animals;

3. “Conduct” includes initiating, concluding, or participating in initiating or concluding a transaction;

4. “Financial institution” includes:

a.any financial institution, as defined in Section 5312(a)(2) of Title 31 of the United States Code, or the regulations promulgated thereunder, and

b.any foreign bank, as defined in Section 3101 of Title 12 of the United States Code;

5. “Financial transaction” means:

a.a transaction which in any way or degree affects state, interstate or foreign commerce:

(1)involving the movement of funds by wire or other means,

(2)involving one or more monetary instruments, or

(3)involving the transfer of title to any real property, vehicle, vessel, or aircraft, or

b.a transaction involving the use of a financial institution which is engaged in, or the activities of which affect, state, interstate or foreign commerce

in any way or degree;

6. “Monetary instrument” means:

a.coin or currency of the United States or of any other country, travelers’ checks, personal checks, bank checks, and money orders, or

b.investment securities or negotiable instruments, in bearer form or otherwise in such form that title thereto passes upon delivery;

7. “Proceeds” means all monies, negotiable instruments, and securities received, used, or intended to be used to facilitate any violation of the Oklahoma Antiterrorism Act;

8. “Terrorism” means an act of violence resulting in damage to property or personal injury perpetrated to coerce a civilian population or government into granting illegal political or economic demands; or conduct intended to incite violence in order to create apprehension of bodily injury or damage to property in order to coerce a civilian population or government into granting illegal political or economic demands. Peaceful picketing or boycotts and other nonviolent action shall not be considered terrorism;

9. “Terrorism hoax” means the willful conduct to simulate an act of terrorism as a joke, hoax, prank or trick against a place, population, business, agency or government by:

a.the intentional use of any substance to cause fear, intimidation or anxiety and a reasonable belief by any victim that such substance is used, placed, sent, delivered or otherwise employed as an act of biochemical terrorism requiring an emergency response or the evacuation or quarantine of any person, place or article, or

b.any act or threat of violence, sabotage, damage or harm against a population, place or infrastructure that causes fear, intimidation or anxiety and a reasonable belief by any victim that such act or threat is an act of terrorism to disrupt any place, population, business, agency or government;

10. “Terrorist activity” means to plan, aid or abet an act of terrorism or aid or abet any person who plans or commits an act of terrorism; and

11. “Transaction” includes a purchase, sale, loan, pledge, gift, transfer, delivery, or other disposition, and with respect to a financial institution includes a deposit, withdrawal, transfer between accounts, exchange of currency, loan, extension of credit, purchase or sale of any stock, bond, certificate of deposit, or other monetary instrument, use of a safe deposit box, or any other payment, transfer, or delivery by, through, or to a financial institution, by whatever means effected.

Added by Laws 2002, c. 477, § 2, emerg. eff. June 6, 2002. Amended by Laws 2010, c. 456, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2010.

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