Cyberstalking Laws in Nevada

200.575. Stalking: Definitions; penalties 1. A person who, without lawful authority, willfully or maliciously engages in a course of conduct that would cause a reasonable person to feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, harassed or fearful for the immediate safety of a family or household member, and that actually causes the victim to feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, […]

Cyberstalking Laws in Kentucky

508.130 Definitions for KRS 508.130 to 508.150 As used in KRS 508.130 to 508.150, unless the context requires otherwise: (1) (a) To “stalk” means to engage in an intentional course of conduct: 1. Directed at a specific person or persons; 2. Which seriously alarms, annoys, intimidates, or harasses the person or persons; and 3. Which […]

Cyberstalking Laws in Illinois

5/12-7.3. Stalking (a) A person commits stalking when he or she knowingly engages in a course of conduct directed at a specific person, and he or she knows or should know that this course of conduct would cause a reasonable person to: (1) fear for his or her safety or the safety of a third […]

Cyberstalking Laws in Oregon

163.730. Definitions As used in ORS 30.866 and 163.730 to 163.750, unless the context requires otherwise: (1) “Alarm” means to cause apprehension or fear resulting from the perception of danger. (2) “Coerce” means to restrain, compel or dominate by force or threat. (3) “Contact” includes but is not limited to: (a) Coming into the visual […]

Cyberstalking Laws in Michigan

750.411h. Stalking; definitions; violation, penalties; probation, term, conditions; evidence, rebuttable presumption; penalty additional 1) As used in this section: (a) “Course of conduct” means a pattern of conduct composed of a series of 2 or more separate noncontinuous acts evidencing a continuity of purpose.(b) “Emotional distress” means significant mental suffering or distress that may, but […]

Cyberstalking Laws in Kansas

21-5427. Stalking (a) Stalking is: (1) Recklessly engaging in a course of conduct targeted at a specific person which would cause a reasonable person in the circumstances of the targeted person to fear for such person’s safety, or the safety of a member of such person’s immediate family and the targeted person is actually placed […]

Cyberstalking Laws in Missouri

565.225. Definitions–stalking, first degree–penalty 1. As used in this section and section 565.227, the term “disturbs” shall mean to engage in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that serves no legitimate purpose and that would cause a reasonable person under the circumstances to be frightened, intimidated, or emotionally distressed.2. A person commits […]

Cyberstalking Laws in Idaho

18-7906. Stalking in the second degree (1) A person commits the crime of stalking in the second degree if the person knowingly and maliciously: (a) Engages in a course of conduct that seriously alarms, annoys or harasses the victim and is such as would cause a reasonable person substantial emotional distress; or (b) Engages in […]

Cyberstalking Laws in Delaware

§ 1312. Stalking; class G felony, class F felony, class C felony (a) A person is guilty of stalking when the person knowingly engages in a course of conduct directed at a specific person and that conduct would cause a reasonable person to: (1) Fear physical injury to himself or herself or that of another […]

Cyberstalking Laws in Colorado

§ 18-3-602. Stalking–penalty–definitions–Vonnie’s law (1) A person commits stalking if directly, or indirectly through another person, the person knowingly: (a) Makes a credible threat to another person and, in connection with the threat, repeatedly follows, approaches, contacts, or places under surveillance that person, a member of that person’s immediate family, or someone with whom that […]

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