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Subchapter 004 : OTHER DISTURBANCES OF THE PEACE(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 1026)
§ 1026. Disorderly conduct
(a) A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if he or she, with intent to cause public inconvenience or annoyance, or recklessly creates a risk thereof:
(1) engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous, or threatening behavior;
(2) makes unreasonable noise;
(3) in a public place, uses abusive or obscene language;
(4) without lawful authority, disturbs any lawful assembly or meeting of persons; or
(5) obstructs vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
(b) A person who is convicted of disorderly conduct shall be imprisoned for not more than 60 days or fined not more than $500.00, or both. A person who is convicted of a second or subsequent offense under this section shall be imprisoned for not more than 120 days or fined not more than $1,000.00, or both. (Amended 1971, No. 222 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. April 5, 1972; 2013, No. 150 (Adj. Sess.), § 3.)