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22-60.1.


22-60.1.
   
   As used in the Protection from Domestic Abuse Act and in the Domestic
   Abuse Reporting Act, Sections 40.5 through 40.7 of this title and
   Section 150.12B of Title 74 of the Oklahoma Statutes:
   
   1. "Domestic abuse" means any act of physical harm, or the threat of
   imminent physical harm which is committed by an adult, emancipated
   minor, or minor age thirteen (13) years or older against another
   adult, emancipated minor or minor child who are family or household
   members or who are or were in a dating relationship;
   
   2. "Stalking" means the willful, malicious, and repeated following of
   a person by an adult, emancipated minor, or minor thirteen (13) years
   of age or older, with the intent of placing the person in reasonable
   fear of death or great bodily injury;
   
   3. "Harassment" means a knowing and willful course or pattern of
   conduct by an adult, emancipated minor, or minor thirteen (13) years
   of age or older, directed at a specific person which seriously alarms
   or annoys the person, and which serves no legitimate purpose. The
   course of conduct must be such as would cause a reasonable person to
   suffer substantial emotional distress, and must actually cause
   substantial distress to the person. "Harassment" shall include, but
   not be limited to, harassing or obscene telephone calls in violation
   of Section 1172 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes and fear of death
   or bodily injury;
   
   4. "Family or household members" means spouses, ex-spouses, present
   spouses of ex-spouses, parents, foster parents, children, persons
   otherwise related by blood or marriage, persons living in the same
   household or who formerly lived in the same household, persons who are
   the biological parents of the same child, regardless of their marital
   status, or whether they have lived together at any time. This shall
   include the elderly and handicapped; and
   
   5. "Dating relationship" means a courtship or engagement relationship.
   For purposes of this act, a casual acquaintance or ordinary
   fraternization between persons in a business or social context shall
   not constitute a dating relationship.
   

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