2017 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
§21-650.4. Assault and battery upon emergency medical care providers.

Universal Citation: 21 OK Stat § 21-650.4 (2017)

A. Every person who, without justifiable or excusable cause and with intent to do bodily harm, commits any assault, battery or assault and battery upon the person of an emergency medical care provider who is performing medical care duties, upon conviction, is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections for a term not exceeding two (2) years, or by a fine not exceeding One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.

B. As used in this section, “emergency medical care provider” means doctors, residents, interns, nurses, nurses’ aides, ambulance attendants and operators, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and members of a hospital security force.

Added by Laws 1990, c. 320, § 2, emerg. eff. May 30, 1990. Amended by Laws 2000, c. 143, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2000; Laws 2009, c. 337, § 1, emerg. eff. May 27, 2009.

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