AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CRIME OF STALKING.
, The deferred operation of this act would
tend to defeat its purpose, which is
to clarify forthwith the crime of stalking,
therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law,
necessary for the immediate preservation of the
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Subsection (a) of section 43 of chapter 265 of the
General Laws, as
appearing in the 1996 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding
the following sentence:- Such conduct, acts or
threats described in this paragraph shall include, but not be limited to,
conduct, acts or threats conducted by mail or by use of a telephonic or
telecommunication device including, but not limited to, electronic mail,
internet communications and facsimile communications.
Said section 43 of said chapter 265, as so appearing, is
hereby further amended by striking out subsection (d).