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Legal Statutes: Rhode Island

UPDATED May 25, 2017

Rhode Island Statutes

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Chapter 59. Stalking

back to top11-59-2. Stalking Prohibited

(a) Any person who: (1) harasses another person; or (2) willfully, maliciously, and repeatedly follows another person with the intent to place that person in reasonable fear of bodily injury, is guilty of the crime of stalking.

(b) Stalking shall be deemed a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than five (5) years, by a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or both.
History: P.L. 1992, ch. 382, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 358, § 3; P.L. 1995, ch. 7, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 65, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 184, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 183, § 1.