2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-6-149.7. Student assault or acts reasonably causing injury to education employees or volunteers - Penalties - Education employee immunity.
A. No student enrolled in a school shall assault, attempt to cause physical bodily injury, or act in a manner that could reasonably cause bodily injury to an education employee or a person who is volunteering for the school. Any student in grades six through twelve who violates the provisions of this section shall be subject to out-of-school suspension as provided for in Section 24-101.3 of this title. This section shall be in addition to and does not limit the criminal liability of a person who causes or commits an assault, battery, or assault and battery upon a school employee as provided for in Section 650.7 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes.
B. No education employee shall be liable for the use of necessary and reasonable force to control and discipline a student during the time the student is in attendance at the school or in transit to or from the school, or any other function authorized by the school district.
Added by Laws 2013, 1st Ex. Sess., c. 7, § 8, emerg. eff. Sept. 10, 2013. Amended by Laws 2015, c. 135, § 1.
NOTE: Text formerly resided under repealed Title 70, § 6-146, which was derived from Laws 2009, c. 228, § 81, which was held unconstitutional by the Oklahoma Supreme Court in the case of Douglas v. Cox Retirement Properties, Inc., 2013 OK 37, 302 P.2d 789 (Okla. 2013).