Code of Alabama - Title 13A: Criminal Code - Section 13A-6-111 - Transmitting obscene material to a child by computer

Section 13A-6-111 - Transmitting obscene material to a child by computer.

(a) A person is guilty of transmitting obscene material to a child if the person transmits, by means of any computer communication system allowing the input, output, examination, or transfer of computer programs from one computer to another, material which, in whole or in part, depicts actual or simulated nudity, sexual conduct, or sadomasochistic abuse, for the purpose of initiating or engaging in sexual acts with the child.

(b) For purposes of determining jurisdiction, the offense is committed in this state if the transmission that constitutes the offense either originates in this state or is received in this state.

(c) A person charged under this section shall be tried as an adult and the record of the proceeding shall not be sealed nor subject to expungement.

(d) Transmitting obscene material of engaging in sexual intercourse, sodomy, or to engage in a sexual performance, obscene sexual performance, or sexual conduct for his or her benefit to a child is a Class B felony.

(Acts 1997, No. 97-486, p. 844, §2.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021