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Legal Statutes: Georgia

UPDATED July 23, 2014

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Article 2. Offenses Against Public Order

back to top16-11-39.1. Harassing phone calls

(a) A person commits the offense of harassing phone calls if such person telephones another person repeatedly, whether or not conversation ensues, for the purpose of annoying, harassing, or molesting another person or the family of such other person; uses over the telephone language threatening bodily harm; telephones and intentionally fails to hang up or disengage the connection; or knowingly permits any telephone under such person's control to be used for any purpose prohibited by this subsection.

(b) Any person who commits the offense of harassing phone calls shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
Laws 1995, p. 574, § 3.