§284. Peeping Tom; penalties
A. No person shall perform such acts as will make him a "Peeping Tom" on or about
the premises of another, or go upon the premises of another for the purpose of becoming a
B. "Peeping Tom" as used in this Section means one who peeps through windows
or doors, or other like places, situated on or about the premises of another or uses an
unmanned aircraft system for the purpose of spying upon or invading the privacy of persons
spied upon without the consent of the persons spied upon. It is not a necessary element of
this offense that the "Peeping Tom" be upon the premises of the person being spied upon.
C.(1) Whoever violates this Section, upon a first conviction, shall be fined not more
than five hundred dollars, imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.
(2) Upon a second conviction, the offender shall be fined not more than seven
hundred fifty dollars, imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.
(3) Upon a third or subsequent conviction, the offender shall be fined not more than
one thousand dollars, imprisoned with or without hard labor for not more than one year, or
D. For purposes of this Section, "unmanned aircraft system" means an unmanned,
powered aircraft that does not carry a human operator, can be autonomous or remotely
piloted or operated, and can be expendable or recoverable.
Acts 1950, No. 437, §§1 to 3; Acts 2014, No. 662, §1; Acts 2016, No. 635, §1.