(1) A person is guilty of unlawful transaction with a minor in the first degree when he or she knowingly induces, assists, or causes a minor to engage in:
(a) Illegal sexual activity; or
(b) Illegal controlled substances activity other than activity involving marijuana or salvia, as defined in KRS 218A.010;
Except those offenses involving minors in KRS Chapter 531 and in KRS
529.100 where that offense involves commercial sexual activity.
(2) Unlawful transaction with a minor in the first degree is a:
(a) Class C felony if the minor so used is less than eighteen (18) years old at the time the minor engages in the prohibited activity;
(b) Class B felony if the minor so used is less than sixteen (16) years old at the time the minor engages in the prohibited activity; and
(c) Class A felony if the minor so used incurs physical injury thereby.
Effective: April 27, 2016
History: Amended 2016 Ky. Acts ch. 135, sec. 11, effective April 27, 2016. — Amended 2012 Ky. Acts ch. 108, sec. 16, effective April 11, 2012. — Amended
2011 Ky. Acts ch. 45, sec. 14, effective March 16, 2011. — Amended 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 149, sec. 16, effective April 13, 2010; and ch. 160, sec. 16, effective April 26, 2010. — Amended 2007 Ky. Acts ch. 19, sec. 13, effective June 26,
2007. — Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 182, sec. 38, effective July 12, 2006. — Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 606, sec. 184, effective July 15, 1998. — Created
1986 Ky. Acts ch. 289, sec. 5, effective July 15, 1986.