2020 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
§21-1379. Willful bypass of or going around security checkpoint – Notice – Aid or assistance - Penalty.

Universal Citation: 21 OK Stat § 21-1379 (2020)

A. No person shall, without authorization, willfully bypass or go around a security checkpoint when entering any facility requiring persons to pass through a security checkpoint used for inspecting or screening persons or their belongings.

B. Every facility requiring persons to pass through a security checkpoint and submit to inspection or screening of their person or belongings shall post notice stating such requirement. All security checkpoints used for persons or their belongings shall be clearly identified as such, and notice shall be posted informing persons that they and their belongings are subject to search.

C. No person shall, without authorization, aid or assist any person or persons in bypassing a security checkpoint by opening, holding open, or propping open any secured door, portal, or entryway.

D. No person shall, without authorization, aid or assist any person or persons in bypassing or avoiding a security checkpoint by passing items or belongings, or receiving items or belongings through a secured door, entryway, window, loading dock, or any other avenue of entry.

E. All persons approaching a security checkpoint shall obey the lawful requests and orders of security staff present at the checkpoint.

F. Any person convicted of violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one (1) year, by a fine not exceeding One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.

Added by Laws 2004, c. 520, § 4, eff. Nov. 1, 2004. Amended by Laws 2007, c. 62, § 3, emerg. eff. April 30, 2007.

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