CHAPTER 302

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 758, CHAPTER 3, TITLE 11, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO DISTURBING PRIVACY BY USE OF TELEPHONE FACILITIES OR EQUIPMENT.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware (two-thirds of all the Members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Section 758, Chapter 3, Title 11, Delaware Code, is amended to read as follows:

Section 758. Disturbing privacy by use of telephone facilities or equipment; jurisdiction

(a) Whoever makes use of telephone facilities or equipment and therein communicates language, suggestions or proposals which are obscene, profane, vulgar, lewd, lascivious, or indecent in a manner reasonably to be expected to annoy, abuse, torment, or embarrass another, or whoever anonymously telephones another person repeatedly for the purpose of annoying, molesting or harassing such other person or his or her family, shall be fined not more than $200 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.

(b) Justices of the peace shall have jurisdiction of offenses under this section.

Approved February 23, 1966