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49-31-31 Threatening or harassing contacts by telephone or other electronic communication device as...
     49-31-31.   Threatening or harassing contacts by telephone or other electronic communication device as misdemeanor. It is a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person to use a telephone or other electronic communication device for any of the following purposes:
             (1)      To contact another person with intent to terrorize, intimidate, threaten, harass, or annoy such person by using obscene or lewd language or by suggesting a lewd or lascivious act;
             (2)      To contact another person with intent to threaten to inflict physical harm or injury to any person or property;
             (3)      To contact another person with intent to extort money or other things of value;
             (4)      To contact another person with intent to disturb that person by repeated anonymous telephone calls or intentionally failing to replace the receiver or disengage the telephone connection.
     It is a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person to knowingly permit a telephone or other electronic communication device under his or her control to be used for a purpose prohibited by this section.

Source: SL 1967, ch 30, § 1; SL 1983, ch 15, § 121; SL 2008, ch 240, § 1; SL 2011, ch 206, § 1.


Chapter 49-31

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