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9.68A.102  <<  9.68A.103 >>   9.68A.105

RCW 9.68A.103

Permitting commercial sexual abuse of a minor — Penalty — Consent of minor does not constitute defense.

(1) A person is guilty of permitting commercial sexual abuse of a minor if, having possession or control of premises which he or she knows are being used for the purpose of commercial sexual abuse of a minor, he or she fails without lawful excuse to make reasonable effort to halt or abate such use and to make a reasonable effort to notify law enforcement of such use.

     (2) Permitting commercial sexual abuse of a minor is a gross misdemeanor.

     (3) Consent of a minor to the sexually explicit act or sexual conduct does not constitute a defense to any offense listed in this section.

[2013 c 302 § 5; 2007 c 368 § 7.]

Notes:

     Effective date -- 2013 c 302: See note following RCW 9.68A.090.