Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 272 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 16, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 16. A man or woman, married or unmarried, who is guilty of open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than three years or in jail for not more than two years or by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars.