States That Have Electronic Harassment Penal Codes
Petition your state to adopt an electronic harassment penal code. Only three states have: States That Have Electronic Harassment Penal Codes
“Laws against electronic harassment — Electronic harassment is a term referring to the use of electronic devices to harass, torture, and/or physically harm a person, not to be confused with cyberstalking. Laws against electronic harassment:
(1) Michigan — Public act 257 of 2003 makes it a felony for a person to “manufacture, deliver, possess, transport, place, use, or release” a “harmful electronic or electromagnetic device” for “an unlawful purpose”; also made into a felony is the act of causing “an individual to falsely believe that the individual has been exposed to a…harmful electronic or electromagnetic device.”
(2) Maine — Public law 264, H.P. 868 — L.D. 1271 criminalizes the knowing, intentional, and/or reckless use of an electronic weapon on another person, defining an electronic weapon as a portable device or weapon emitting an electrical current, impulse, beam, or wave with disabling effects on a human being.
(3) Massachusetts — Chapter 170 of the Acts of 2004, Section 140 of the General Laws, section 131J states: “No person shall possess a portable device or weapon from which an electrical current, impulse, wave or beam may be directed, which current, impulse, wave or beam is designed to incapacitate temporarily, injure or kill, except … Whoever violates this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $1,000 or by imprisonment in the house of correction for not less than 6 months nor more than 2 1/2 years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.” (Wikepedia)”