2017 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
§21-280. Disturbance, interference or disruption of state business - Penalties.

Universal Citation: 21 OK Stat § 21-280 (2017)

A. It is unlawful for any person, alone or in concert with others and without authorization, to willfully disturb, interfere or disrupt state business, agency operations or any employee, agent, official or representative of the state.

B. It is unlawful for any person who is without authority or who is causing any disturbance, interference or disruption to willfully refuse to disperse or leave any property, building or structure owned, leased or occupied by state officials, employees, agents or representatives or used in any manner to conduct state business or operations after proper notice by a peace officer, sergeant-at-arms, or other security personnel.

C. Any violation of the provisions of this section shall be a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for a term of not more than one (1) year, by a fine not exceeding One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.

D. For purposes of this section, “disturb, interfere or disrupt” means any conduct that is violent, threatening, abusive, obscene, or that jeopardizes the safety of self or others.

Added by Laws 2002, c. 75, § 2 and codified by Laws 2002, c. 460, § 43, eff. Nov. 1, 2002.

NOTE: Section 43 of Laws 2002, c. 460 provides: “Section 2 of Enrolled Senate Bill No. 1292 (O.S.L. 2002, c. 75, § 2) of the 2nd Session of the 48th Oklahoma Legislature, shall be codified as Section 280 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes, unless there is created a duplication in numbering.”

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