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Threats To Persons At Postsecondary Institutions

Concerning threats against persons at postsecondary educational institutions.
2016 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Higher Education
Bill Summary

Under current law, it is a class 1 misdemeanor for a person to knowingly make a threat of death or bodily injury to a person at an educational institution. The bill makes it a class 6 felony if the threat involves death or serious bodily injury and the person is at a postsecondary educational institution.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. J. Melton
Sen. J. Cooke



Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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