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21-3503

Chapter 21.–CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
PART II.–PROHIBITED CONDUCT
Article 35.–SEX OFFENSES

      21-3503.   Indecent liberties with a child.(a) Indecent liberties with a child is engaging in any of the following actswith a child who is 14 or more years of age but less than 16 years of age:

      (1)   Any lewd fondling or touching of the person of either the child or theoffender, done or submitted to with the intent to arouse or to satisfy thesexual desires of either the child or the offender, or both; or

      (2)   soliciting the child to engage in any lewd fondling or touching of theperson of another with the intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desires ofthe child, the offender or another.

      (b)   It shall be a defense to a prosecution of indecent liberties with achild as described in subsection (a)(1) that the child was married to theaccused at the time of the offense.

      (c)   Indecent liberties with a child is a severity level 5, person felony.

      History:   L. 1969, ch. 180, § 21-3503;L. 1975, ch. 193, § 1;L. 1983, ch. 109, § 3;L. 1984, ch. 118, § 1;L. 1985, ch. 109, § 2;L. 1987, ch. 108, § 1;L. 1989, ch. 89, § 1;L. 1993, ch. 253, § 3;L. 1993, ch. 253, § 4; July 1.