Offenses Against Persons

ORS 163.687
Encouraging child sexual abuse in the third degree


(1)

A person commits the crime of encouraging child sexual abuse in the third degree if the person:

(a)

(A)(i) Knowingly possesses or controls, or knowingly accesses with the intent to view, a visual recording of sexually explicit conduct involving a child for the purpose of arousing or satisfying the sexual desires of the person or another person; or

(ii)

Knowingly pays, exchanges or gives anything of value to obtain or view a visual recording of sexually explicit conduct involving a child for the purpose of arousing or satisfying the sexual desires of the person or another person; and

(B)

Knows or fails to be aware of a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the creation of the visual recording of sexually explicit conduct involved child abuse; or

(b)

(A) Knowingly pays, exchanges or gives anything of value to observe sexually explicit conduct by a child or knowingly observes, for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of the person, sexually explicit conduct by a child; and

(B)

Knows or fails to be aware of a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the conduct constitutes child abuse.

(2)

Encouraging child sexual abuse in the third degree is a Class A misdemeanor. [1995 c.768 §3a; 2011 c.515 §5]
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Law Review Citations

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


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