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                                 SENATE BILL 6182



State of Washington              52nd Legislature             1992 Regular Session


By Senators Talmadge and Bailey


Read first time 01/21/92.  Referred to Committee on Education.Creating a misdemeanor of interfering with school activities.

     AN ACT Relating to the protection of students in kindergarten through twelfth grades; adding a new section to chapter 9A.84 RCW; and prescribing penalties.




     NEW SECTION.  Sec. 1.  A new section is added to chapter 9A.84 RCW to read as follows:

     (1) A person is guilty of interfering with school activities if, while the school is in session and the person is on public premises adjacent to or on the grounds of any public or approved private school under Title 28A RCW, the person:

     (a) Makes any noise or diversion that disturbs or tends to disturb the peace or good order of a school session or a class of a school session; or

     (b) Fails to leave the premises or immediate vicinity of the public or approved private school while the school is in session at the request of a school authority if the person is committing, threatens to commit, or is initiating the commission by another of an act that would disrupt, impair, interfere with, or obstruct the lawful mission, process, procedures, or functions of the public or approved private school.

     (2) Interfering with school activities is a misdemeanor.