§61-2-9b. Penalties for malicious or unlawful assault or assault
of a child near a school.
Any person who, under the provisions of section nine of this
article, maliciously assaults a child sixteen years of age or under
within one thousand feet of a school is guilty of a felony, and,
upon conviction, shall be punished by confinement in the
penitentiary not less than five nor more than fifteen years.