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      RS 17:409.2     

  

§409.2. Definitions

For the purposes of this Subpart:

            (1) "School" shall have the meaning ascribed to it by R.S. 17:236.

            (2) "Student" means any person registered or enrolled at a school.

            (3) "Threat is credible and imminent" means that the available facts, when viewed in light of surrounding circumstances, would cause a reasonable person to believe that the person communicating the threat actually intends to carry out the threat in the near future or has the apparent ability to carry out the threat in the near future.

            (4) "Threat of terrorism" means communication, whether oral, visual, or written, including but not limited to electronic mail, letters, notes, social media posts, text messages, blogs, or posts on any social networking website, of any crime of violence that would reasonably cause any student, teacher, principal, or school employee to be in sustained fear for his safety, cause the evacuation of a building, or cause other serious disruption to the operation of a school.

            (5) "Threat of violence" means communication, whether oral, visual, or written, including but not limited to electronic mail, letters, notes, social media posts, text messages, blogs, or posts on any social networking website, of any intent to kill, maim, or cause great bodily harm to a student, teacher, principal, or school employee on school property or at any school function.

            Acts 2018, No. 716, §1; Acts 2019, No. 209, §1.



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