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Legal Statutes: Georgia

UPDATED September 29, 2016

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Article 7. Stalking

back to top16-5-91. Aggravated stalking.

(a) A person commits the offense of aggravated stalking when such person, in violation of a bond to keep the peace posted pursuant to Code Section 17-6- 110, temporary restraining order, temporary protective order, permanent restraining order, permanent protective order, preliminary injunction, good behavior bond, or permanent injunction or condition of pretrial release, condition of probation, or condition of parole in effect prohibiting the behavior described in this subsection, follows, places under surveillance, or contacts another person at or about a place or places without the consent of the other person for the purpose of harassing and intimidating the other person.

(b) Any person convicted of a violation of subsection (a) of this Code section shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than ten years and by a fine of not more than $ 10,000.00. The provisions of subsection (d) of Code Section 16- 5-90 apply to sentencing for conviction of aggravated stalking.

Laws 1993, p. 1534, � 1; Laws 1995, p. 911, � 1; Laws 1998, p. 885, � 2; Laws 2002, p. 862, � 1. (The 2002 amendment inserted in subsec. (a) "good behavior bond,".)