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HB 2261 Minors; electronic transmission of sexually explicit images of himself to another, penalty.

Introduced by: Joseph C. Lindsey | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Electronic transmission of sexually explicit images by minors; penalty. Provides that a minor who knowingly transmits, distributes, publishes, or disseminates an electronically transmitted communication containing a sexually explicit image of himself to another minor, except for images that depict excretory functions or products thereof, sadomasochistic abuse, or crimes against nature as defined in 18.2-361, is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. The bill also provides that a minor who knowingly possesses no more than 10 sexually explicit images of himself or another minor, except for images that depict excretory functions or products thereof, sadomasochistic abuse, or crimes against nature, is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. A minor who commits a violation shall be ordered to participate in programs, cooperate in treatment, or be subject to conditions and limitations designed for rehabilitating the minor and to perform a mandatory minimum of 20 hours of community service. A minor who commits a first offense may have the charge deferred and dismissed.


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