§ 11-5-8.1. Assault with bodily fluid.
Any person incarcerated or in custody at a state correctional facility including the juvenile training school who shall knowingly and willfully commit an assault upon a correctional officer or any other employee of the department of corrections with any bodily fluid, while the employee is engaged in the performance of his or her duty, shall be imprisoned not exceeding five (5) years, or fined not less than five hundred dollars ($500) nor more than five thousand dollars ($5,000), or both.
(P.L. 1997, ch. 35, § 1.)