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Chapter 573

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  573.215.  Failure to report child pornography — penalty. — 1.  A person commits the offense of failure to report child pornography if he or she being a film and photographic print processor, computer provider, installer or repair person, or any internet service provider who has knowledge of or observes, within the scope of the person's professional capacity or employment, any film, photograph, videotape, negative, slide, or computer-generated image or picture depicting a child under eighteen years of age engaged in an act of sexual conduct fails to report such instance to any law enforcement agency immediately or as soon as practically possible.

  2.  The offense of failure to report child pornography is a class B misdemeanor.

  3.  Nothing in this section shall be construed to require a provider of electronic communication services or remote computing services to monitor any user, subscriber or customer of the provider, or the content of any communication of any user, subscriber or customer of the provider.


(L. 1984 H.B. 1255, A.L. 2000 S.B. 757 & 602, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Transferred 2014; formerly 568.110; Effective 1-01-17

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