Pennsylvania Stalking Laws

Code Section
18 ยง2709.1

Defined As
Course of conduct or repeated acts without authorization with intent to place in reasonable fear or cause substantial emotional distress

Punishment/Classification
Misdemeanor of the 1st degree. If previously convicted of crime of violence against victim, family or household member: felony of the 3rd degree

Repeat Offense
Felony of the 3rd degree

Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?
None

Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?
Yes, labor disputes or any constitutionally protected activity


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