SENATE BILL 146
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
Craig W. Brandt
FOR THE LEGISLATIVE EDUCATION STUDY COMMITTEE
RELATING TO CRIME; CREATING THE CRIME OF MAKING A SCHOOL THREAT.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. A new section of the Criminal Code is enacted to read:
"[NEW MATERIAL] MAKING A SCHOOL THREAT.--
A. It is unlawful for a person to make a school threat.
B. Whoever commits making a school threat is guilty of a fourth degree felony.
C. As used in this section, "school threat" means a threat to commit any offense involving violence to a person on school property, or to harm school property, that is unequivocal, unconditional and specific so as to convey a gravity of purpose and the immediate prospect of execution with intent to:
(1) cause a reaction of any type to the threat by an official or volunteer agency organized to deal with emergencies;
(2) place a person in fear of great bodily harm; or
(3) prevent or interrupt the occupation or use of a school building."
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