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Last updated: August 24, 2010

711-1106 Harassment.

711-1106 Harassment. (1) A person commits the offense of harassment if, with intent to harass,
annoy, or alarm any other person, that person:

                    (a) Strikes, shoves, kicks, or otherwise touches another person in an offensive
                    manner or subjects the other person to offensive physical contact;

                    (b) Insults, taunts, or challenges another person in a manner likely to provoke an
                    immediate violent response or that would cause the other person to reasonably
                    believe that the actor intends to cause bodily injury to the recipient or another
                    or damage to the property of the recipient or another;

                    (c) Repeatedly makes telephone calls, facsimile, or electronic mail transmissions
                    without purpose of legitimate communication;

                    (d) Repeatedly makes a communication anonymously or at an extremely inconvenient
                    hour;

                    (e) Repeatedly makes communications, after being advised by the person to whom the
                    communication is directed that further communication is unwelcome; or

                    (f) Makes a communication using offensively coarse language that would cause the
                    recipient to reasonably believe that the actor intends to cause bodily injury to
                    the recipient or another or damage to the property of the recipient or another.

(2) Harassment is a petty misdemeanor. [L 1972, c 9, pt of 1; am L 1973, c 136, 9(b); am L 1992,
c 292, 4; am L 1996, c 245, 2]