§ 9-1-401. Stalking.
   (a)   Definitions. In this section, the following words have the meanings indicated:
      (1)   "Course of conduct" means a persistent pattern of conduct composed of two or more acts over a period of time, however short, that evidences a continuity of purpose, but the term does not include constitutionally protected activity.
      (2)   "Stalk" means to engage in a willful course of conduct that would seriously alarm, annoy, intimidate, or harass that person and cause significant mental or emotional distress that may, but does not necessarily, require medical or other professional treatment or counseling, and the term includes contact with a person without that person's consent or in disregard of the person's expressed desire that the contact be avoided or discontinued, including:
         (i)   following or appearing within the sight of the person;
         (ii)   approaching or confronting the person, whether in a public place or on private property;
         (iii)   appearing at the workplace or residence of the person;
         (iv)   entering onto or remaining on property owned, leased, or occupied by the person;
         (v)   placing an object on or delivering an object to property owned, leased, or occupied by the person; and
         (vi)   contacting the person by telephone, mail, or electronic communication.
   (b)   Prohibition. A person may not stalk another person, either directly or indirectly through another person.
(1985 Code, Art. 11, § 2A-101)