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21-3508

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

      21-3508.   Lewd and lascivious behavior.(a) Lewd and lascivious behavior is:

      (1)   Publicly engaging in otherwise lawful sexual intercourseor sodomy with knowledge or reasonable anticipation that theparticipants are being viewed by others; or

      (2)   publicly exposing a sex organ or exposing a sex organ in thepresenceof a person who is notthe spouse of the offender and who has not consented thereto, with intent toarouse or gratify the sexual desires of the offender or another.

      (b) (1)   Lewd and lascivious behavior if committed in the presence of aperson 16 or more years of age is a class B nonpersonmisdemeanor.

      (2)   Lewd and lascivious behavior if committed in the presence of a personunder 16 years of age is a severity level 9, person felony.

      History:   L. 1969, ch. 180, § 21-3508; L. 1983, ch. 109, § 8;L. 1992, ch. 298, § 25;L. 1993, ch. 291, § 46;L. 1998, ch. 104, § 1; July 1.