Any parent or guardian who knowingly permits or allows their child, ward, or dependent under the age of 17 years to engage in the production of any obscene matter containing a visual depiction of such child, ward, or dependent under the age of 17 years engaged in any act of sado-masochistic abuse, sexual excitement, masturbation, breast nudity, genital nudity, or other sexual conduct shall be guilty of a Class A felony.

(Acts 1978, No. 592, p. 705, §7; Code 1975, §13-7-236; Acts 1984, No. 84-285, p. 492, §7; Act 2006-112, p. 166, §1.)

Terms Used In This Law

  • dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.