The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 13: Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 19: BREACH OF THE PEACE; DISTURBANCES

Sub-Chapter 07: Stalking

13 V.S.A. § 1063. Aggravated stalking



§ 1063. Aggravated stalking

(a) A person commits the crime of aggravated stalking if the person intentionally stalks another person, and:

(1) such conduct violates a court order that prohibits stalking and is in effect at the time of the offense; or

(2) has been previously convicted of stalking or aggravated stalking; or

(3) has been previously convicted of an offense an element of which involves an act of violence against the same person; or

(4) the person being stalked is under the age of 16 years; or

(5) had a deadly weapon, as defined in section 1021 of this title, in his or her possession while engaged in the act of stalking.

(b) A person who commits the crime of aggravated stalking shall be imprisoned not more than five years or be fined not more than $25,000.00, or both.

(c) Conduct constituting the offense of aggravated stalking shall be considered a violent act for the purposes of determining bail. (Added 1993, No. 95, § 1; amended 2005, No. 83, § 5.)