2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 57. Prisons and Reformatories
§57-571. Definitions.

57 OK Stat § 57-571 (2014) What's This?

As used in the Oklahoma Statutes, unless another definition is specified:

1. "Capacity" means the actual available bedspace as certified by the State Board of Corrections subject to applicable federal and state laws and the rules and regulations promulgated under such laws;

2. “Nonviolent offense” means any felony offense except the following, or any attempts to commit or conspiracy or solicitation to commit the following crimes:

a.assault, battery, or assault and battery with a dangerous or deadly weapon;

b.aggravated assault and battery on a police officer, sheriff, highway patrolman, or any other officer of the law;

c.poisoning with intent to kill;

d.shooting with intent to kill;

e.assault with intent to kill;

f.assault with intent to commit a felony;

g.assaults while masked or disguised;

h.murder in the first degree;

i.murder in the second degree;

j.manslaughter in the first degree;

k.manslaughter in the second degree;


m.burglary in the first degree;

n.burglary with explosives;

o.kidnapping for extortion;



r.robbery in the first degree;

s.robbery in the second degree;

t.armed robbery;

u.robbery by two (2) or more persons;

v.robbery with dangerous weapon or imitation firearm;

w.child abuse;

x.wiring any equipment, vehicle or structure with explosives;

y.forcible sodomy;

z.rape in the first degree;

aa.rape in the second degree;

bb.rape by instrumentation;

cc.lewd or indecent proposition or lewd or indecent act with a child;

dd.use of a firearm or offensive weapon to commit or attempt to commit a felony;

ee.pointing firearms;


gg.inciting to riot;

hh.arson in the first degree;

ii.injuring or burning public buildings;


kk.criminal syndicalism;


mm.obtaining signature by extortion;

nn.seizure of a bus, discharging firearm or hurling missile at bus;

oo.mistreatment of a mental patient; or

pp.using a vehicle to facilitate the discharge of a weapon pursuant to Section 652 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

Added by Laws 1984, c. 97, § 2, emerg. eff. April 4, 1984. Amended by Laws 1984, c. 275, § 1, emerg. eff. May 31, 1984; Laws 1993, c. 276, § 10, emerg. eff. May 27, 1993; Laws 2001, c. 437, § 30, eff. July 1, 2001; Laws 2007, c. 358, § 10, eff. July 1, 2007; Laws 2008, c. 3, § 29, emerg. eff. Feb. 28, 2008.

NOTE: Laws 2007, c. 166, § 1 repealed by Laws 2008, c. 3, § 30, emerg. eff. Feb. 28, 2008.

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