2017 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
§21-1268.5. Biochemical assault - Penalties.

Universal Citation: 21 OK Stat § 21-1268.5 (2017)

A. Every person who, without justifiable or excusable cause, willfully commits biochemical assault against another person shall be punished as provided in this section.

B. Every act of biochemical assault is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for a term of not more than one (1) year, or by a fine not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment when the person knows the substance or material used to commit biochemical assault is not toxic, noxious, or lethal to humans. In addition to any term of imprisonment imposed for biochemical assault, the person shall be ordered to make restitution to the victim and to reimburse the cost of any emergency personnel, equipment, supplies, and other expenses incurred by the state and any political subdivision as a result of responding to such act.

C. Every act of biochemical assault is a felony punishable by imprisonment in the State Penitentiary for a term of not more than ten (10) years when the person knows the substance or material used to commit biochemical assault is toxic, noxious, or lethal to humans. In addition to any term of imprisonment imposed for biochemical assault, the person shall be ordered to make restitution to the victim and to reimburse the cost of any emergency personnel, equipment, supplies, and other expenses incurred by the state and any political subdivision as a result of responding to such act.

Added by Laws 2002, c. 477, § 6, emerg. eff. June 6, 2002.

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