Tennessee Stalking Laws

Code Section
39-17-315

Defined As
Intentionally and repeatedly follows or harasses in a manner that causes fear

Punishment/Classification
Class A misdemeanor

Repeat Offense
If within 7 years: Class E felony. If within 7 years and the same victim: Class C felony

Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?
None

Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?
Yes, following another during course of a lawful business activity


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