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Last updated: August 24, 2010

6-2-506. Stalking; penalty

  1. As used in this section:
    1. "Course of conduct" means a pattern of conduct composed of a series of acts over any period of time evidencing a continuity of purpose;
    2. "Harass" means to engage in a course of conduct, including but not limited to verbal threats, written threats, vandalism or nonconsensual physical contact, directed at a specific person or the family of a specific person, which the defendant knew or should have known would cause a reasonable person to suffer substantial emotional distress, and which does in fact seriously alarm the person toward whom it is directed.
  2. Unless otherwise provided by law, a person commits the crime of stalking if, with intent to harass another person, the person engages in a course of conduct reasonably likely to harass that person, including but not limited to any combination of the following:
    1. Communicating, anonymously or otherwise, or causing a communication with another person by verbal, electronic, mechanical, telegraphic, telephonic or written means in a manner that harasses
    2. Following a person, other than within the residence of the defendant;
    3. Placing a person under surveillance by remaining present outside his or her school, place of employment, vehicle, other place occupied by the person, or residence other than the residence of the defendant; or
    4. Otherwise engaging in a course of conduct that harasses another person.