- Introduced -

SB 900 - A person commits the crime of intimidation of a coach or sports official if he commits any of the following acts against such official and such act is motivated by the victim's status as a coach or sports official:

1) Attempting to injure the coach or official;

2) Threatening the coach or official;

3) Touching the coach or official in an offensive manner; or

4) Communicating to the coach or official a threat to commit any felony.

Intimidation of a coach or sports official is a Class D felony.

A sports official is defined as a referee, umpire or other official who registers with an organized training body or a person who volunteers as an official.