§54.1. Communicating of false information of planned arson
A. Communicating of false information of arson or attempted arson is the intentional impartation or conveyance, or causing the impartation or conveyance by the use of the mail, telephone, telegraph, word of mouth, or other means of communication, of any threat or false information knowing the same to be false, including bomb threats or threats involving fake explosive devices, concerning an attempt or alleged attempt being made, or to be made, to commit either aggravated or simple arson.
B. Whoever commits the crime of communicating of false information of arson or attempted arson shall be imprisoned at hard labor for not more than fifteen years.
Added by Acts 1970, No. 184, §1; Acts 1990, No. 321, §1; Acts 2017, No. 281, §1.
H. Taylor - Baton Rouge, Louisiana