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21-1172.


21-1172.
   
   A. It shall be unlawful for a person who, by means of a telephone,
   willfully either:
   
   1. Makes any comment, request, suggestion, or proposal which is
   obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, or indecent;
   
   2. Makes a telephone call, whether or not conversation ensues, with
   intent to put the party called in fear of physical harm or death;
   
   3. Makes a telephone call, whether or not conversation ensues, without
   disclosing his identity and with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or
   harass any person at the called number;
   
   4. Knowingly permits any telephone under his control to be used for
   any purpose prohibited by this section; and
   
   5. In conspiracy or concerted action with other persons, makes
   repeated calls or simultaneous calls solely to harass any person at
   the called number(s).
   
   B. Use of a telephone facility under this section shall include all
   use made of such a facility between the points of origin and
   reception. Any offense under this act is a continuing offense and
   shall be deemed to have been committed at either the place of origin
   or the place of reception.
   
   C. Except as provided in subsection D of this section, any person who
   is convicted of the provisions of subsection A of this section, shall
   be guilty of a misdemeanor.
   
   D. Any person who is convicted of a second offense under this section
   shall be guilty of a felony.
   

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