SECTION 1. Chapter 272 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 53A the following section:-
Section 53B. Whoever knowingly enters upon the property of another and peeps, peers or spies into a dwelling through any door, window, or opening with the intent of invading the privacy of the occupants therein without permission or a legitimate reason shall be punished by imprisonment in a jail or house of correction for not more than two and one-half years, or by a fine of not more than $2,500 or both.
A law enforcement officer may arrest, without a warrant, any person such officer has probable cause to believe has violated the provisions of this section.
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