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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 573

< > Effective - 28 Aug 2009, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *573.020.  Until December 31, 2016 — Promoting obscenity in the first degree. — 1.  A person commits the crime of promoting obscenity in the first degree if:

  (1)  He or she wholesale promotes or possesses with the purpose to wholesale promote any obscene material; or

  (2)  He or she wholesale promotes for minors or possesses with the purpose to wholesale promote for minors any material pornographic for minors; or

  (3)  He or she promotes, wholesale promotes or possesses with the purpose to wholesale promote for minors material that is pornographic for minors via computer, internet or computer network if the person made the matter available to a specific individual known by the defendant to be a minor.

  2.  Promoting obscenity in the first degree is a class D felony.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1987 H.B. 113, et al., A.L. 2000 S.B. 757 & 602, A.L. 2009 H.B. 62)

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.


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