SEC. 37-11-20. Intimidation, threatening or coercion of students for purpose of interfering with attendance of classes.
It shall be unlawful for any person to intimidate, threaten or coerce, or attempt to intimidate, threaten or coerce, whether by illegal force, threats of force or by the distribution of intimidating, threatening or coercive material, any person enrolled in any school for the purpose of interfering with the right of that person to attend school classes or of causing him not to attend such classes.
Upon conviction of violation of any provision of this section, such individual shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to a fine of not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00), imprisonment in jail for a period not to exceed six (6) months, or both. Any person under the age of seventeen (17) years who violates any provision of this section shall be treated as a delinquent within the jurisdiction of the youth court.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 6216-05.5; Laws, 1972, ch. 383, Secs. 1, 2, eff from and after passage (approved April 26, 1972).