§ 2917.01 Inciting to violence
§ 2917.02 Aggravated riot
§ 2917.03 Riot
§ 2917.031 Required proof for offenses of riot and aggravated riot
§ 2917.04 Failure to disperse
§ 2917.05 Use of force to suppress riot or in protecting persons or property during riot
§ 2917.11 Disorderly conduct
§ 2917.12 Disturbing a lawful meeting
§ 2917.13 Misconduct at emergency
§ 2917.21 Telecommunications harassment
§ 2917.211 Dissemination of image of another person
§ 2917.31 Inducing panic
§ 2917.32 Making false alarms
§ 2917.33 Unlawful possession or use of a hoax weapon of mass destruction
§ 2917.40 Safety at live entertainment performances
§ 2917.41 Misconduct involving public transportation system
§ 2917.46 Unauthorized use of a block parent symbol
§ 2917.47 Improperly handling infectious agents

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 2917 - Offenses Against the Public Peace

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • imprisonment: means being imprisoned under a sentence imposed for an offense or serving a term of imprisonment, prison term, jail term, term of local incarceration, or other term under a sentence imposed for an offense in an institution under the control of the department of rehabilitation and correction, a county, multicounty, municipal, municipal-county, or multicounty-municipal jail or workhouse, a minimum security jail, a community-based correctional facility, or another facility described or referred to in section 2929. See Ohio Code 1.05
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Internet: means the international computer network of both federal and nonfederal interoperable packet switched data networks, including the graphical subnetwork known as the world wide web. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Whoever: includes all persons, natural and artificial; partners; principals, agents, and employees; and all officials, public or private. See Ohio Code 1.02