Pennsylvania Stalking Laws
|Code Section||18 §2709.1|
|Stalking 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|
|Penalty for Repeat Offense||Felony of the 3rd degree|
|Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?||-|
|Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?||Yes, labor disputes or any constitutionally protected activity|
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