2010 Illinois Code
CHAPTER 720 CRIMINAL OFFENSES
720 ILCS 5/ Criminal Code of 1961.
Article 11 - Sex Offenses


      (720 ILCS 5/Art. 11 heading)
ARTICLE 11. SEX OFFENSES

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑6)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑6)
    Sec. 11‑6. Indecent solicitation of a child.
    (a) A person of the age of 17 years and upwards commits the offense of indecent solicitation of a child if the person, with the intent that the offense of aggravated criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, or aggravated criminal sexual abuse be committed, knowingly solicits a child or one whom he or she believes to be a child to perform an act of sexual penetration or sexual conduct as defined in Section 12‑12 of this Code.
    (a‑5) A person of the age of 17 years and upwards commits the offense of indecent solicitation of a child if the person knowingly discusses an act of sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a child or with one whom he or she believes to be a child by means of the Internet with the intent that the offense of aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, or aggravated criminal sexual abuse be committed.
    (a‑6) It is not a defense to subsection (a‑5) that the person did not solicit the child to perform sexual conduct or sexual penetration with the person.
    (b) Definitions. As used in this Section:
        "Solicit" means to command, authorize, urge, incite,
     request, or advise another to perform an act by any means including, but not limited to, in person, over the phone, in writing, by computer, or by advertisement of any kind.
        "Child" means a person under 17 years of age.
        "Internet" means an interactive computer service or
     system or an information service, system, or access software provider that provides or enables computer access by multiple users to a computer server, and includes, but is not limited to, an information service, system, or access software provider that provides access to a network system commonly known as the Internet, or any comparable system or service and also includes, but is not limited to, a World Wide Web page, newsgroup, message board, mailing list, or chat area on any interactive computer service or system or other online service.
        "Sexual penetration" or "sexual conduct" are defined
     in Section 12‑12 of this Code.
    (c) Sentence. Indecent solicitation of a child under subsection (a) is:
        (1) a Class 1 felony when the act, if done, would be
     predatory criminal sexual assault of a child or aggravated criminal sexual assault;
        (2) a Class 2 felony when the act, if done, would be
     criminal sexual assault;
        (3) a Class 3 felony when the act, if done, would be
     aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
    Indecent solicitation of a child under subsection (a‑5) is a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 95‑143, eff. 1‑1‑08.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑6.5)
    Sec. 11‑6.5. Indecent solicitation of an adult.
    (a) A person commits indecent solicitation of an adult if the person:
        (1) Arranges for a person 17 years of age or over to
     commit an act of sexual penetration as defined in Section 12‑12 with a person:
            (i) Under the age of 13 years; or
            (ii) Thirteen years of age or over but under the
         age of 17 years; or
        (2) Arranges for a person 17 years of age or over to
     commit an act of sexual conduct as defined in Section 12‑12 with a person:
            (i) Under the age of 13 years; or
            (ii) Thirteen years of age or older but under
         the age of 17 years.
    (b) Sentence.
        (1) Violation of paragraph (a)(1)(i) is a Class X
     felony.
        (2) Violation of paragraph (a)(1)(ii) is a Class 1
     felony.
        (3) Violation of paragraph (a)(2)(i) is a Class 2
     felony.
        (4) Violation of paragraph (a)(2)(ii) is a Class A
     misdemeanor.
    (c) For the purposes of this Section, "arranges" includes but is not limited to oral or written communication and communication by telephone, computer, or other electronic means. "Computer" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 16D‑2 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 88‑165; 89‑203, eff. 7‑21‑95.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑6.6)
    Sec. 11‑6.6. Solicitation to meet a child.
    (a) A person of the age of 18 or more years commits the offense of solicitation to meet a child if the person while using a computer, cellular telephone, or any other device, with the intent to meet a child or one whom he or she believes to be a child, solicits, entices, induces, or arranges with the child to meet at a location without the knowledge of the child's parent or guardian and the meeting with the child is arranged for a purpose other than a lawful purpose under Illinois law.
    (b) Sentence. Solicitation to meet a child is a Class A misdemeanor. Solicitation to meet a child is a Class 4 felony when the solicitor believes he or she is 5 or more years older than the child.
    (c) For purposes of this Section, "child" means any person under 17 years of age; and "computer" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 16D‑2 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 95‑983, eff. 6‑1‑09.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑7) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑7)
    Sec. 11‑7. Adultery.) (a) Any person who has sexual intercourse with another not his spouse commits adultery, if the behavior is open and notorious, and
    (1) The person is married and the other person involved in such intercourse is not his spouse; or
    (2) The person is not married and knows that the other person involved in such intercourse is married.
    A person shall be exempt from prosecution under this Section if his liability is based solely on evidence he has given in order to comply with the requirements of Section 4‑1.7 of "The Illinois Public Aid Code", approved April 11, 1967, as amended.
    (b) Sentence.
    Adultery is a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 86‑490.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑8) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑8)
    Sec. 11‑8. Fornication.) (a) Any person who has sexual intercourse with another not his spouse commits fornication if the behavior is open and notorious.
    A person shall be exempt from prosecution under this Section if his liability is based solely on evidence he has given in order to comply with the requirements of Section 4‑1.7 of "The Illinois Public Aid Code", approved April 11, 1967, as amended.
    (b) Sentence.
    Fornication is a Class B misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 86‑490.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑9)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑9)
    Sec. 11‑9. Public indecency.
    (a) Any person of the age of 17 years and upwards who performs any of the following acts in a public place commits a public indecency:
        (1) An act of sexual penetration or sexual conduct as
    defined in Section 12‑12 of this Code; or
        (2) A lewd exposure of the body done with intent to
    arouse or to satisfy the sexual desire of the person.
    Breast‑feeding of infants is not an act of public indecency.
    (b) "Public place" for purposes of this Section means any place where the conduct may reasonably be expected to be viewed by others.
    (c) Sentence.
    Public indecency is a Class A misdemeanor. A person convicted of a third or subsequent violation for public indecency is guilty of a Class 4 felony. Public indecency is a Class 4 felony if committed by a person 18 years of age or older who is on or within 500 feet of elementary or secondary school grounds when children are present on the grounds.
(Source: P.A. 96‑1098, eff. 1‑1‑11.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑9.1)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑9.1)
    Sec. 11‑9.1. Sexual exploitation of a child.
    (a) Any person commits sexual exploitation of a child if in the presence of a child and with intent or knowledge that a child would view his or her acts, that person:
        (1) engages in a sexual act; or
        (2) exposes his or her sex organs, anus or breast
     for the purpose of sexual arousal or gratification of such person or the child.
    (a‑5) A person commits sexual exploitation of a child who knowingly entices, coerces, or persuades a child to remove the child's clothing for the purpose of sexual arousal or gratification of the person or the child, or both.
    (b) Definitions. As used in this Section:
    "Sexual act" means masturbation, sexual conduct or sexual penetration as defined in Section 12‑12 of this Code.
    "Sex offense" means any violation of Article 11 of this Code or a violation of Section 12‑13, 12‑14, 12‑14.1, 12‑15, 12‑16, or 12‑16.2 of this Code.
    "Child" means a person under 17 years of age.
    (c) Sentence.
        (1) Sexual exploitation of a child is a Class A
     misdemeanor. A second or subsequent violation of this Section or a substantially similar law of another state is a Class 4 felony.
        (2) Sexual exploitation of a child is a Class 4
     felony if the person has been previously convicted of a sex offense.
        (3) Sexual exploitation of a child is a Class 4
     felony if the victim was under 13 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense.
(Source: P.A. 94‑140, eff. 7‑7‑05.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑9.2)
    Sec. 11‑9.2. Custodial sexual misconduct.
    (a) A person commits the offense of custodial sexual misconduct when: (1) he or she is an employee of a penal system and engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person who is in the custody of that penal system or (2) he or she is an employee of a treatment and detention facility and engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person who is in the custody of that treatment and detention facility.
    (b) A probation or supervising officer or surveillance agent commits the offense of custodial sexual misconduct when the probation or supervising officer or surveillance agent engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a probationer, parolee, or releasee or person serving a term of conditional release who is under the supervisory, disciplinary, or custodial authority of the officer or agent so engaging in the sexual conduct or sexual penetration.
    (c) Custodial sexual misconduct is a Class 3 felony.
    (d) Any person convicted of violating this Section immediately shall forfeit his or her employment with a penal system, treatment and detention facility, or conditional release program.
    (e) For purposes of this Section, the consent of the probationer, parolee, releasee, or inmate in custody of the penal system or person detained or civilly committed under the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act shall not be a defense to a prosecution under this Section. A person is deemed incapable of consent, for purposes of this Section, when he or she is a probationer, parolee, releasee, or inmate in custody of a penal system or person detained or civilly committed under the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act.
    (f) This Section does not apply to:
        (1) Any employee, probation or supervising officer,
     or surveillance agent who is lawfully married to a person in custody if the marriage occurred before the date of custody.
        (2) Any employee, probation or supervising officer,
     or surveillance agent who has no knowledge, and would have no reason to believe, that the person with whom he or she engaged in custodial sexual misconduct was a person in custody.
    (g) In this Section:
        (1) "Custody" means:
            (i) pretrial incarceration or detention;
            (ii) incarceration or detention under a sentence
         or commitment to a State or local penal institution;
            (iii) parole or mandatory supervised release;
            (iv) electronic home detention;
            (v) probation;
            (vi) detention or civil commitment either in
         secure care or in the community under the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act.
        (2) "Penal system" means any system which includes
     institutions as defined in Section 2‑14 of this Code or a county shelter care or detention home established under Section 1 of the County Shelter Care and Detention Home Act.
        (2.1) "Treatment and detention facility" means any
     Department of Human Services facility established for the detention or civil commitment of persons under the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act.
        (2.2) "Conditional release" means a program of
     treatment and services, vocational services, and alcohol or other drug abuse treatment provided to any person civilly committed and conditionally released to the community under the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act;
        (3) "Employee" means:
            (i) an employee of any governmental agency of
         this State or any county or municipal corporation that has by statute, ordinance, or court order the responsibility for the care, control, or supervision of pretrial or sentenced persons in a penal system or persons detained or civilly committed under the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act;
            (ii) a contractual employee of a penal system as
         defined in paragraph (g)(2) of this Section who works in a penal institution as defined in Section 2‑14 of this Code;
            (iii) a contractual employee of a "treatment
         and detention facility" as defined in paragraph (g)(2.1) of this Code or a contractual employee of the Department of Human Services who provides supervision of persons serving a term of conditional release as defined in paragraph (g)(2.2) of this Code.
        (4) "Sexual conduct" or "sexual penetration" means
     any act of sexual conduct or sexual penetration as defined in Section 12‑12 of this Code.
        (5) "Probation officer" means any person employed in
     a probation or court services department as defined in Section 9b of the Probation and Probation Officers Act.
        (6) "Supervising officer" means any person employed
     to supervise persons placed on parole or mandatory supervised release with the duties described in Section 3‑14‑2 of the Unified Code of Corrections.
        (7) "Surveillance agent" means any person employed
     or contracted to supervise persons placed on conditional release in the community under the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act.
(Source: P.A. 92‑415, eff. 8‑17‑01.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑9.3)
    Sec. 11‑9.3. Presence within school zone by child sex offenders prohibited.
    (a) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly be present in any school building, on real property comprising any school, or in any conveyance owned, leased, or contracted by a school to transport students to or from school or a school related activity when persons under the age of 18 are present in the building, on the grounds or in the conveyance, unless the offender is a parent or guardian of a student attending the school and the parent or guardian is: (i) attending a conference at the school with school personnel to discuss the progress of his or her child academically or socially, (ii) participating in child review conferences in which evaluation and placement decisions may be made with respect to his or her child regarding special education services, or (iii) attending conferences to discuss other student issues concerning his or her child such as retention and promotion and notifies the principal of the school of his or her presence at the school or unless the offender has permission to be present from the superintendent or the school board or in the case of a private school from the principal. In the case of a public school, if permission is granted, the superintendent or school board president must inform the principal of the school where the sex offender will be present. Notification includes the nature of the sex offender's visit and the hours in which the sex offender will be present in the school. The sex offender is responsible for notifying the principal's office when he or she arrives on school property and when he or she departs from school property. If the sex offender is to be present in the vicinity of children, the sex offender has the duty to remain under the direct supervision of a school official. A child sex offender who violates this provision is guilty of a Class 4 felony.
    (a‑5) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly be present within 100 feet of a site posted as a pick‑up or discharge stop for a conveyance owned, leased, or contracted by a school to transport students to or from school or a school related activity when one or more persons under the age of 18 are present at the site.
    (b) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly loiter within 500 feet of a school building or real property comprising any school while persons under the age of 18 are present in the building or on the grounds, unless the offender is a parent or guardian of a student attending the school and the parent or guardian is: (i) attending a conference at the school with school personnel to discuss the progress of his or her child academically or socially, (ii) participating in child review conferences in which evaluation and placement decisions may be made with respect to his or her child regarding special education services, or (iii) attending conferences to discuss other student issues concerning his or her child such as retention and promotion and notifies the principal of the school of his or her presence at the school or has permission to be present from the superintendent or the school board or in the case of a private school from the principal. In the case of a public school, if permission is granted, the superintendent or school board president must inform the principal of the school where the sex offender will be present. Notification includes the nature of the sex offender's visit and the hours in which the sex offender will be present in the school. The sex offender is responsible for notifying the principal's office when he or she arrives on school property and when he or she departs from school property. If the sex offender is to be present in the vicinity of children, the sex offender has the duty to remain under the direct supervision of a school official. A child sex offender who violates this provision is guilty of a Class 4 felony.
    (b‑5) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly reside within 500 feet of a school building or the real property comprising any school that persons under the age of 18 attend. Nothing in this subsection (b‑5) prohibits a child sex offender from residing within 500 feet of a school building or the real property comprising any school that persons under 18 attend if the property is owned by the child sex offender and was purchased before the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 91st General Assembly.
    (c) Definitions. In this Section:
        (1) "Child sex offender" means any person who:
            (i) has been charged under Illinois law, or any
         substantially similar federal law or law of another state, with a sex offense set forth in paragraph (2) of this subsection (c) or the attempt to commit an included sex offense, and:
                (A) is convicted of such offense or an
             attempt to commit such offense; or
                (B) is found not guilty by reason of
             insanity of such offense or an attempt to commit such offense; or
                (C) is found not guilty by reason of
             insanity pursuant to subsection (c) of Section 104‑25 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 of such offense or an attempt to commit such offense; or
                (D) is the subject of a finding not
             resulting in an acquittal at a hearing conducted pursuant to subsection (a) of Section 104‑25 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 for the alleged commission or attempted commission of such offense; or
                (E) is found not guilty by reason of
             insanity following a hearing conducted pursuant to a federal law or the law of another state substantially similar to subsection (c) of Section 104‑25 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 of such offense or of the attempted commission of such offense; or
                (F) is the subject of a finding not
             resulting in an acquittal at a hearing conducted pursuant to a federal law or the law of another state substantially similar to subsection (a) of Section 104‑25 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 for the alleged violation or attempted commission of such offense; or
            (ii) is certified as a sexually dangerous person
         pursuant to the Illinois Sexually Dangerous Persons Act, or any substantially similar federal law or the law of another state, when any conduct giving rise to such certification is committed or attempted against a person less than 18 years of age; or
            (iii) is subject to the provisions of Section 2
         of the Interstate Agreements on Sexually Dangerous Persons Act.
        Convictions that result from or are connected with
     the same act, or result from offenses committed at the same time, shall be counted for the purpose of this Section as one conviction. Any conviction set aside pursuant to law is not a conviction for purposes of this Section.
        (2) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (2.5),
     "sex offense" means:
            (i) A violation of any of the following Sections
         of the Criminal Code of 1961: 10‑7 (aiding or abetting child abduction under Section 10‑5(b)(10)), 10‑5(b)(10) (child luring), 11‑6 (indecent solicitation of a child), 11‑6.5 (indecent solicitation of an adult), 11‑9 (public indecency when committed in a school, on the real property comprising a school, or on a conveyance, owned, leased, or contracted by a school to transport students to or from school or a school related activity), 11‑9.1 (sexual exploitation of a child), 11‑15.1 (soliciting for a juvenile prostitute), 11‑17.1 (keeping a place of juvenile prostitution), 11‑18.1 (patronizing a juvenile prostitute), 11‑19.1 (juvenile pimping), 11‑19.2 (exploitation of a child), 11‑20.1 (child pornography), 11‑20.3 (aggravated child pornography), 11‑21 (harmful material), 12‑14.1 (predatory criminal sexual assault of a child), 12‑33 (ritualized abuse of a child), 11‑20 (obscenity) (when that offense was committed in any school, on real property comprising any school, in any conveyance owned, leased, or contracted by a school to transport students to or from school or a school related activity). An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (ii) A violation of any of the following
         Sections of the Criminal Code of 1961, when the victim is a person under 18 years of age: 12‑13 (criminal sexual assault), 12‑14 (aggravated criminal sexual assault), 12‑15 (criminal sexual abuse), 12‑16 (aggravated criminal sexual abuse). An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (iii) A violation of any of the following
         Sections of the Criminal Code of 1961, when the victim is a person under 18 years of age and the defendant is not a parent of the victim:
            10‑1 (kidnapping),
            10‑2 (aggravated kidnapping),
            10‑3 (unlawful restraint),
            10‑3.1 (aggravated unlawful restraint).
            An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (iv) A violation of any former law of this State
         substantially equivalent to any offense listed in clause (2)(i) of subsection (c) of this Section.
        (2.5) For the purposes of subsection (b‑5) only, a
     sex offense means:
            (i) A violation of any of the following Sections
         of the Criminal Code of 1961:
            10‑5(b)(10) (child luring), 10‑7 (aiding or
         abetting child abduction under Section 10‑5(b)(10)), 11‑6 (indecent solicitation of a child), 11‑6.5 (indecent solicitation of an adult), 11‑15.1 (soliciting for a juvenile prostitute), 11‑17.1 (keeping a place of juvenile prostitution), 11‑18.1 (patronizing a juvenile prostitute), 11‑19.1 (juvenile pimping), 11‑19.2 (exploitation of a child), 11‑20.1 (child pornography), 11‑20.3 (aggravated child pornography), 12‑14.1 (predatory criminal sexual assault of a child), or 12‑33 (ritualized abuse of a child). An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (ii) A violation of any of the following
         Sections of the Criminal Code of 1961, when the victim is a person under 18 years of age: 12‑13 (criminal sexual assault), 12‑14 (aggravated criminal sexual assault), 12‑16 (aggravated criminal sexual abuse), and subsection (a) of Section 12‑15 (criminal sexual abuse). An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (iii) A violation of any of the following
         Sections of the Criminal Code of 1961, when the victim is a person under 18 years of age and the defendant is not a parent of the victim:
            10‑1 (kidnapping),
            10‑2 (aggravated kidnapping),
            10‑3 (unlawful restraint),
            10‑3.1 (aggravated unlawful restraint).
            An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (iv) A violation of any former law of this State
         substantially equivalent to any offense listed in this paragraph (2.5) of this subsection.
        (3) A conviction for an offense of federal law or
     the law of another state that is substantially equivalent to any offense listed in paragraph (2) of subsection (c) of this Section shall constitute a conviction for the purpose of this Article. A finding or adjudication as a sexually dangerous person under any federal law or law of another state that is substantially equivalent to the Sexually Dangerous Persons Act shall constitute an adjudication for the purposes of this Section.
        (4) "School" means a public or private pre‑school,
     elementary, or secondary school.
        (5) "Loiter" means:
            (i) Standing, sitting idly, whether or not the
         person is in a vehicle or remaining in or around school property.
            (ii) Standing, sitting idly, whether or not the
         person is in a vehicle or remaining in or around school property, for the purpose of committing or attempting to commit a sex offense.
            (iii) Entering or remaining in a building in or
         around school property, other than the offender's residence.
        (6) "School official" means the principal, a
     teacher, or any other certified employee of the school, the superintendent of schools or a member of the school board.
    (c‑5) For the purposes of this Section, the 500 feet distance shall be measured from the edge of the property of the school building or the real property comprising the school that is closest to the edge of the property of the child sex offender's residence or where he or she is loitering.
    (d) Sentence. A person who violates this Section is guilty of a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 95‑331, eff. 8‑21‑07; 95‑440, eff. 8‑27‑07; 95‑640, eff. 6‑1‑08; 95‑819, eff. 1‑1‑09; 95‑876, eff. 8‑21‑08; 96‑328, eff. 8‑11‑09; 96‑710, eff. 1‑1‑10.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑9.4)
    Sec. 11‑9.4. Approaching, contacting, residing, or communicating with a child within certain places by child sex offenders prohibited.
    (a) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly be present in any public park building or on real property comprising any public park when persons under the age of 18 are present in the building or on the grounds and to approach, contact, or communicate with a child under 18 years of age, unless the offender is a parent or guardian of a person under 18 years of age present in the building or on the grounds.
    (b) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly loiter on a public way within 500 feet of a public park building or real property comprising any public park while persons under the age of 18 are present in the building or on the grounds and to approach, contact, or communicate with a child under 18 years of age, unless the offender is a parent or guardian of a person under 18 years of age present in the building or on the grounds.
    (b‑5) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly reside within 500 feet of a playground, child care institution, day care center, part day child care facility, day care home, group day care home, or a facility providing programs or services exclusively directed toward persons under 18 years of age. Nothing in this subsection (b‑5) prohibits a child sex offender from residing within 500 feet of a playground or a facility providing programs or services exclusively directed toward persons under 18 years of age if the property is owned by the child sex offender and was purchased before the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 91st General Assembly. Nothing in this subsection (b‑5) prohibits a child sex offender from residing within 500 feet of a child care institution, day care center, or part day child care facility if the property is owned by the child sex offender and was purchased before the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly. Nothing in this subsection (b‑5) prohibits a child sex offender from residing within 500 feet of a day care home or group day care home if the property is owned by the child sex offender and was purchased before August 14, 2008 (the effective date of Public Act 95‑821).
    (b‑6) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly reside within 500 feet of the victim of the sex offense. Nothing in this subsection (b‑6) prohibits a child sex offender from residing within 500 feet of the victim if the property in which the child sex offender resides is owned by the child sex offender and was purchased before the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 92nd General Assembly.
    This subsection (b‑6) does not apply if the victim of the sex offense is 21 years of age or older.
    (b‑7) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly communicate, other than for a lawful purpose under Illinois law, using the Internet or any other digital media, with a person under 18 years of age or with a person whom he or she believes to be a person under 18 years of age, unless the offender is a parent or guardian of the person under 18 years of age.
    (c) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly operate, manage, be employed by, volunteer at, be associated with, or knowingly be present at any: (i) facility providing programs or services exclusively directed towards persons under the age of 18; (ii) day care center; (iii) part day child care facility; (iv) child care institution; (v) school providing before and after school programs for children under 18 years of age; (vi) day care home; or (vii) group day care home. This does not prohibit a child sex offender from owning the real property upon which the programs or services are offered or upon which the day care center, part day child care facility, child care institution, or school providing before and after school programs for children under 18 years of age is located, provided the child sex offender refrains from being present on the premises for the hours during which: (1) the programs or services are being offered or (2) the day care center, part day child care facility, child care institution, school providing before and after school programs for children under 18 years of age, day care home, or group day care home is operated.
    (c‑5) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly operate, manage, be employed by, or be associated with any county fair when persons under the age of 18 are present.
    (c‑6) It is unlawful for a child sex offender who owns and resides at residential real estate to knowingly rent any residential unit within the same building in which he or she resides to a person who is the parent or guardian of a child or children under 18 years of age. This subsection shall apply only to leases or other rental arrangements entered into after January 1, 2009 (the effective date of Public Act 95‑820).
    (c‑7) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly offer or provide any programs or services to persons under 18 years of age in his or her residence or the residence of another or in any facility for the purpose of offering or providing such programs or services, whether such programs or services are offered or provided by contract, agreement, arrangement, or on a volunteer basis.
    (c‑8) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly operate, whether authorized to do so or not, any of the following vehicles: (1) a vehicle which is specifically designed, constructed or modified and equipped to be used for the retail sale of food or beverages, including but not limited to an ice cream truck; (2) an authorized emergency vehicle; or (3) a rescue vehicle.
    (d) Definitions. In this Section:
        (1) "Child sex offender" means any person who:
            (i) has been charged under Illinois law, or any
        substantially similar federal law or law of another state, with a sex offense set forth in paragraph (2) of this subsection (d) or the attempt to commit an included sex offense, and:
                (A) is convicted of such offense or an
            attempt to commit such offense; or
                (B) is found not guilty by reason of insanity
            of such offense or an attempt to commit such offense; or
                (C) is found not guilty by reason of insanity
            pursuant to subsection (c) of Section 104‑25 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 of such offense or an attempt to commit such offense; or
                (D) is the subject of a finding not resulting
            in an acquittal at a hearing conducted pursuant to subsection (a) of Section 104‑25 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 for the alleged commission or attempted commission of such offense; or
                (E) is found not guilty by reason of insanity
            following a hearing conducted pursuant to a federal law or the law of another state substantially similar to subsection (c) of Section 104‑25 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 of such offense or of the attempted commission of such offense; or
                (F) is the subject of a finding not resulting
            in an acquittal at a hearing conducted pursuant to a federal law or the law of another state substantially similar to subsection (a) of Section 104‑25 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 for the alleged violation or attempted commission of such offense; or
            (ii) is certified as a sexually dangerous person
        pursuant to the Illinois Sexually Dangerous Persons Act, or any substantially similar federal law or the law of another state, when any conduct giving rise to such certification is committed or attempted against a person less than 18 years of age; or
            (iii) is subject to the provisions of Section 2
        of the Interstate Agreements on Sexually Dangerous Persons Act.
        Convictions that result from or are connected with
    the same act, or result from offenses committed at the same time, shall be counted for the purpose of this Section as one conviction. Any conviction set aside pursuant to law is not a conviction for purposes of this Section.
        (2) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (2.5),
    "sex offense" means:
            (i) A violation of any of the following Sections
        of the Criminal Code of 1961: 10‑7 (aiding or abetting child abduction under Section 10‑5(b)(10)), 10‑5(b)(10) (child luring), 11‑6 (indecent solicitation of a child), 11‑6.5 (indecent solicitation of an adult), 11‑9 (public indecency when committed in a school, on the real property comprising a school, on a conveyance owned, leased, or contracted by a school to transport students to or from school or a school related activity, or in a public park), 11‑9.1 (sexual exploitation of a child), 11‑15.1 (soliciting for a juvenile prostitute), 11‑17.1 (keeping a place of juvenile prostitution), 11‑18.1 (patronizing a juvenile prostitute), 11‑19.1 (juvenile pimping), 11‑19.2 (exploitation of a child), 11‑20.1 (child pornography), 11‑20.3 (aggravated child pornography), 11‑21 (harmful material), 12‑14.1 (predatory criminal sexual assault of a child), 12‑33 (ritualized abuse of a child), 11‑20 (obscenity) (when that offense was committed in any school, on real property comprising any school, on any conveyance owned, leased, or contracted by a school to transport students to or from school or a school related activity, or in a public park). An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (ii) A violation of any of the following Sections
        of the Criminal Code of 1961, when the victim is a person under 18 years of age: 12‑13 (criminal sexual assault), 12‑14 (aggravated criminal sexual assault), 12‑15 (criminal sexual abuse), 12‑16 (aggravated criminal sexual abuse). An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (iii) A violation of any of the following
        Sections of the Criminal Code of 1961, when the victim is a person under 18 years of age and the defendant is not a parent of the victim:
            10‑1 (kidnapping),
            10‑2 (aggravated kidnapping),
            10‑3 (unlawful restraint),
            10‑3.1 (aggravated unlawful restraint).
            An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (iv) A violation of any former law of this State
        substantially equivalent to any offense listed in clause (2)(i) of this subsection (d).
        (2.5) For the purposes of subsection (b‑5) only, a
    sex offense means:
            (i) A violation of any of the following Sections
        of the Criminal Code of 1961:
                10‑5(b)(10) (child luring), 10‑7 (aiding or
            abetting child abduction under Section 10‑5(b)(10)), 11‑6 (indecent solicitation of a child), 11‑6.5 (indecent solicitation of an adult), 11‑15.1 (soliciting for a juvenile prostitute), 11‑17.1 (keeping a place of juvenile prostitution), 11‑18.1 (patronizing a juvenile prostitute), 11‑19.1 (juvenile pimping), 11‑19.2 (exploitation of a child), 11‑20.1 (child pornography), 11‑20.3 (aggravated child pornography), 12‑14.1 (predatory criminal sexual assault of a child), or 12‑33 (ritualized abuse of a child). An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (ii) A violation of any of the following Sections
        of the Criminal Code of 1961, when the victim is a person under 18 years of age: 12‑13 (criminal sexual assault), 12‑14 (aggravated criminal sexual assault), 12‑16 (aggravated criminal sexual abuse), and subsection (a) of Section 12‑15 (criminal sexual abuse). An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (iii) A violation of any of the following
        Sections of the Criminal Code of 1961, when the victim is a person under 18 years of age and the defendant is not a parent of the victim:
            10‑1 (kidnapping),
            10‑2 (aggravated kidnapping),
            10‑3 (unlawful restraint),
            10‑3.1 (aggravated unlawful restraint).
            An attempt to commit any of these offenses.
            (iv) A violation of any former law of this State
        substantially equivalent to any offense listed in this paragraph (2.5) of this subsection.
        (3) A conviction for an offense of federal law or the
    law of another state that is substantially equivalent to any offense listed in paragraph (2) of this subsection (d) shall constitute a conviction for the purpose of this Section. A finding or adjudication as a sexually dangerous person under any federal law or law of another state that is substantially equivalent to the Sexually Dangerous Persons Act shall constitute an adjudication for the purposes of this Section.
        (4) "Public park" includes a park, forest preserve,
    or conservation area under the jurisdiction of the State or a unit of local government.
        (5) "Facility providing programs or services directed
    towards persons under the age of 18" means any facility providing programs or services exclusively directed towards persons under the age of 18.
        (6) "Loiter" means:
            (i) Standing, sitting idly, whether or not the
        person is in a vehicle or remaining in or around public park property.
            (ii) Standing, sitting idly, whether or not the
        person is in a vehicle or remaining in or around public park property, for the purpose of committing or attempting to commit a sex offense.
        (7) "Playground" means a piece of land owned or
    controlled by a unit of local government that is designated by the unit of local government for use solely or primarily for children's recreation.
        (8) "Child care institution" has the meaning ascribed
    to it in Section 2.06 of the Child Care Act of 1969.
        (9) "Day care center" has the meaning ascribed to it
    in Section 2.09 of the Child Care Act of 1969.
        (10) "Part day child care facility" has the meaning
    ascribed to it in Section 2.10 of the Child Care Act of 1969.
        (11) "Day care home" has the meaning ascribed to it
    in Section 2.18 of the Child Care Act of 1969.
        (12) "Group day care home" has the meaning ascribed
    to it in Section 2.20 of the Child Care Act of 1969.
        (13) "Internet" means an interactive computer
    service or system or an information service, system, or access software provider that provides or enables computer access by multiple users to a computer server, and includes, but is not limited to, an information service, system, or access software provider that provides access to a network system commonly known as the Internet, or any comparable system or service and also includes, but is not limited to, a World Wide Web page, newsgroup, message board, mailing list, or chat area on any interactive computer service or system or other online service.
        (14) "Authorized emergency vehicle", "rescue
    vehicle", and "vehicle" have the meanings ascribed to them in Sections 1‑105, 1‑171.8 and 1‑217, respectively, of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
    (d‑5) For the purposes of this Section, the 500 feet distance shall be measured from the edge of the property comprising the public park building or the real property comprising the public park, playground, child care institution, day care center, part day child care facility, or a facility providing programs or services exclusively directed toward persons under 18 years of age, or a victim of the sex offense who is under 21 years of age to the edge of the child sex offender's place of residence or where he or she is loitering.
    (e) Sentence. A person who violates this Section is guilty of a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 95‑32, eff. 1‑1‑08; 95‑640, eff. 6‑1‑08; 95‑819, eff. 1‑1‑09; 95‑820, eff. 1‑1‑09; 95‑821, eff. 8‑14‑08; 95‑876, eff. 8‑21‑08; 95‑983, eff. 6‑1‑09; 96‑118, eff. 8‑4‑09; 96‑328, eff. 8‑11‑09; 96‑710, eff. 1‑1‑10; 96‑1000, eff. 7‑2‑10.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑9.4‑1)
    Sec. 11‑9.4‑1. Sexual predator and child sex offender; presence or loitering in or near public parks prohibited.
    (a) For the purposes of this Section:
        "Child sex offender" has the meaning ascribed to it
    in subsection (d) of Section 11‑9.4 of this Code, but does not include as a sex offense under paragraph (2) of subsection (d) of Section 11‑9.4, the offenses under subsections (b) and (c) of Section 12‑15 of this Code.
        "Public park" includes a park, forest preserve, or
    conservation area under the jurisdiction of the State or a unit of local government.
        "Loiter" means:
            (i) Standing, sitting idly, whether or not the
        person is in a vehicle or remaining in or around public park property.
            (ii) Standing, sitting idly, whether or not the
        person is in a vehicle or remaining in or around public park property, for the purpose of committing or attempting to commit a sex offense.
        "Sexual predator" has the meaning ascribed to it in
    subsection (E) of Section 2 of the Sex Offender Registration Act.
    (b) It is unlawful for a sexual predator or a child sex offender to knowingly be present in any public park building or on real property comprising any public park.
    (c) It is unlawful for a sexual predator or a child sex offender to knowingly loiter on a public way within 500 feet of a public park building or real property comprising any public park. For the purposes of this subsection (c), the 500 feet distance shall be measured from the edge of the property comprising the public park building or the real property comprising the public park.
    (d) Sentence. A person who violates this Section is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor, except that a second or subsequent violation is a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 96‑1099, eff. 1‑1‑11.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑9.5)
    Sec. 11‑9.5. Sexual misconduct with a person with a disability.
    (a) Definitions. As used in this Section:
        (1) "Person with a disability" means:
            (i) a person diagnosed with a developmental
         disability as defined in Section 1‑106 of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code; or
            (ii) a person diagnosed with a mental illness as
         defined in Section 1‑129 of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code.
        (2) "State‑operated facility" means:
            (i) a developmental disability facility as
         defined in the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code; or
            (ii) a mental health facility as defined in the
         Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code.
        (3) "Community agency" or "agency" means any
     community entity or program providing residential mental health or developmental disabilities services that is licensed, certified, or funded by the Department of Human Services and not licensed or certified by any other human service agency of the State such as the Departments of Public Health, Healthcare and Family Services, and Children and Family Services.
        (4) "Care and custody" means admission to a
     State‑operated facility.
        (5) "Employee" means:
            (i) any person employed by the Illinois
         Department of Human Services;
            (ii) any person employed by a community agency
         providing services at the direction of the owner or operator of the agency on or off site; or
            (iii) any person who is a contractual employee or
         contractual agent of the Department of Human Services or the community agency. This includes but is not limited to payroll personnel, contractors, subcontractors, and volunteers.
        (6) "Sexual conduct" or "sexual penetration" means
     any act of sexual conduct or sexual penetration as defined in Section 12‑12 of this Code.
    (b) A person commits the offense of sexual misconduct with a person with a disability when:
        (1) he or she is an employee and knowingly engages in
     sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person with a disability who is under the care and custody of the Department of Human Services at a State‑operated facility; or
        (2) he or she is an employee of a community agency
     funded by the Department of Human Services and knowingly engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person with a disability who is in a residential program operated or supervised by a community agency.
    (c) For purposes of this Section, the consent of a person
     with a disability in custody of the Department of Human Services residing at a State‑operated facility or receiving services from a community agency shall not be a defense to a prosecution under this Section. A person is deemed incapable of consent, for purposes of this Section, when he or she is a person with a disability and is receiving services at a State‑operated facility or is a person with a disability who is in a residential program operated or supervised by a community agency.
    (d) This Section does not apply to:
        (1) any State employee or any community agency
     employee who is lawfully married to a person with a disability in custody of the Department of Human Services or receiving services from a community agency if the marriage occurred before the date of custody or the initiation of services at a community agency; or
        (2) any State employee or community agency employee
     who has no knowledge, and would have no reason to believe, that the person with whom he or she engaged in sexual misconduct was a person with a disability in custody of the Department of Human Services or was receiving services from a community agency.
    (e) Sentence. Sexual misconduct with a person with a
     disability is a Class 3 felony.
    (f) Any person convicted of violating this Section shall
     immediately forfeit his or her employment with the State or the community agency.
(Source: P.A. 94‑1053, eff. 7‑24‑06.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑11)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑11)
    Sec. 11‑11. Sexual Relations Within Families.
    (a) A person commits sexual relations within families if he or she:
        (1) Commits an act of sexual penetration as defined
     in Section 12‑12 of this Code; and
        (2) The person knows that he or she is related to the
     other person as follows: (i) Brother or sister, either of the whole blood or the half blood; or (ii) Father or mother, when the child, regardless of legitimacy and regardless of whether the child was of the whole blood or half‑blood or was adopted, was 18 years of age or over when the act was committed; or (iii) Stepfather or stepmother, when the stepchild was 18 years of age or over when the act was committed; or (iv) Aunt or uncle, when the niece or nephew was 18 years of age or over when the act was committed; or (v) Great‑aunt or great‑uncle, when the grand‑niece or grand‑nephew was 18 years of age or over when the act was committed; or (vi) Grandparent or step‑grandparent, when the grandchild or step‑grandchild was 18 years of age or over when the act was committed.
    (b) Sentence. Sexual relations within families is a Class 3 felony.
(Source: P.A. 96‑233, eff. 1‑1‑10.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑12) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑12)
    Sec. 11‑12. Bigamy. (a) Any person having a husband or wife who subsequently marries another or cohabits in this State after such marriage commits bigamy.
    (b) It shall be an affirmative defense to bigamy that:
    (1) The prior marriage was dissolved or declared invalid; or
    (2) The accused reasonably believed the prior spouse to be dead; or
    (3) The prior spouse had been continually absent for a period of 5 years during which time the accused did not know the prior spouse to be alive; or
    (4) The accused reasonably believed that he was legally eligible to remarry.
    (c) Sentence.
    Bigamy is a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 81‑230.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑13) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑13)
    Sec. 11‑13. Marrying a bigamist.
    (a) Any unmarried person who knowingly marries another under circumstances known to him which would render the other person guilty of bigamy under the laws of this State, or who cohabits in this State after such a marriage, commits the offense of marrying a bigamist.
    (b) Sentence.
    Marrying a bigamist is a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P. A. 77‑2638.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑14) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑14)
    Sec. 11‑14. Prostitution.
    (a) Any person who performs, offers or agrees to perform any act of sexual penetration as defined in Section 12‑12 of this Code for any money, property, token, object, or article or anything of value, or any touching or fondling of the sex organs of one person by another person, for any money, property, token, object, or article or anything of value, for the purpose of sexual arousal or gratification commits an act of prostitution.
    (b) Sentence.
    Prostitution is a Class A misdemeanor. A person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this Section, or of any combination of such number of convictions under this Section and Sections 11‑15, 11‑17, 11‑18, 11‑18.1 and 11‑19 of this Code is guilty of a Class 4 felony. When a person has one or more prior convictions, the information or indictment charging that person shall state such prior conviction so as to give notice of the State's intention to treat the charge as a felony. The fact of such prior conviction is not an element of the offense and may not be disclosed to the jury during trial unless otherwise permitted by issues properly raised during such trial.
    (c) A person who violates this Section within 1,000 feet of real property comprising a school commits a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 91‑274, eff. 1‑1‑00; 91‑498, eff. 1‑1‑00; 91‑696, eff. 4‑13‑00.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑14.1)
    Sec. 11‑14.1. Solicitation of a sexual act.
    (a) Any person who offers a person not his or her spouse any money, property, token, object, or article or anything of value to perform any act of sexual penetration as defined in Section 12‑12 of this Code, or any touching or fondling of the sex organs of one person by another person for the purpose of sexual arousal or gratification, commits the offense of solicitation of a sexual act.
    (b) Sentence. Solicitation of a sexual act is a Class B misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 91‑696, eff. 4‑13‑00.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑14.2)
    Sec. 11‑14.2. First offender; felony prostitution.
    (a) Whenever any person who has not previously been convicted of or placed on probation for felony prostitution or any law of the United States or of any other state relating to felony prostitution pleads guilty to or is found guilty of felony prostitution, the court, without entering a judgment and with the consent of such person, may sentence the person to probation.
    (b) When a person is placed on probation, the court shall enter an order specifying a period of probation of 24 months and shall defer further proceedings in the case until the conclusion of the period or until the filing of a petition alleging violation of a term or condition of probation.
    (c) The conditions of probation shall be that the person: (1) not violate any criminal statute of any jurisdiction; (2) refrain from possessing a firearm or other dangerous weapon; (3) submit to periodic drug testing at a time and in a manner as ordered by the court, but no less than 3 times during the period of the probation, with the cost of the testing to be paid by the probationer; and (4) perform no less than 30 hours of community service, provided community service is available in the jurisdiction and is funded and approved by the county board.
    (d) The court may, in addition to other conditions, require that the person:
        (1) make a report to and appear in person before or
     participate with the court or such courts, person, or social service agency as directed by the court in the order of probation;
        (2) pay a fine and costs;
        (3) work or pursue a course of study or vocational
     training;
        (4) undergo medical or psychiatric treatment; or
     treatment or rehabilitation by a provider approved by the Illinois Department of Human Services;
        (5) attend or reside in a facility established for
     the instruction or residence of defendants on probation;
        (6) support his or her dependents;
        (7) refrain from having in his or her body the
     presence of any illicit drug prohibited by the Cannabis Control Act or the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, unless prescribed by a physician, and submit samples of his or her blood or urine or both for tests to determine the presence of any illicit drug;
        (8) and in addition, if a minor:
            (i) reside with his or her parents or in a foster
         home;
            (ii) attend school;
            (iii) attend a non‑residential program for youth;
            (iv) contribute to his or her own support at home
         or in a foster home.
    (e) Upon violation of a term or condition of probation,
     the court may enter a judgment on its original finding of guilt and proceed as otherwise provided.
    (f) Upon fulfillment of the terms and conditions of
     probation, the court shall discharge the person and dismiss the proceedings against him or her.
    (g) A disposition of probation is considered to be a
     conviction for the purposes of imposing the conditions of probation and for appeal, however, discharge and dismissal under this Section is not a conviction for purposes of this Act or for purposes of disqualifications or disabilities imposed by law upon conviction of a crime.
    (h) There may be only one discharge and dismissal under
     this Section.
    (i) If a person is convicted of prostitution within 5
     years subsequent to a discharge and dismissal under this Section, the discharge and dismissal under this Section shall be admissible in the sentencing proceeding for that conviction as evidence in aggravation.
(Source: P.A. 95‑255, eff. 8‑17‑07.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑15) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑15)
    Sec. 11‑15. Soliciting for a prostitute.
    (a) Any person who performs any of the following acts commits soliciting for a prostitute:
        (1) Solicits another for the purpose of
     prostitution; or
        (2) Arranges or offers to arrange a meeting of
     persons for the purpose of prostitution; or
        (3) Directs another to a place knowing such
     direction is for the purpose of prostitution.
    (b) Sentence. Soliciting for a prostitute is a Class A misdemeanor. A person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this Section, or of any combination of such number of convictions under this Section and Sections 11‑14, 11‑17, 11‑18, 11‑18.1 and 11‑19 of this Code is guilty of a Class 4 felony. When a person has one or more prior convictions, the information or indictment charging that person shall state such prior conviction so as to give notice of the State's intention to treat the charge as a felony. The fact of such prior conviction is not an element of the offense and may not be disclosed to the jury during trial unless otherwise permitted by issues properly raised during such trial.
    (b‑5) A person who violates this Section within 1,000 feet of real property comprising a school commits a Class 4 felony.
    (c) A peace officer who arrests a person for a violation of this Section may impound any vehicle used by the person in the commission of the offense. The person may recover the vehicle from the impound after a minimum of 2 hours after arrest upon payment of a fee of $200. The fee shall be distributed to the unit of government whose peace officers made the arrest for a violation of this Section. This $200 fee includes the costs incurred by the unit of government to tow the vehicle to the impound. Upon the presentation of a signed court order by the defendant whose vehicle was impounded showing that the defendant has been acquitted of the offense of soliciting for a prostitute or that the charges have been dismissed against the defendant for that offense, the municipality shall refund the $200 fee to the defendant.
(Source: P.A. 91‑274, eff. 1‑1‑00; 91‑498, eff. 1‑1‑00; 92‑16, eff. 6‑28‑01.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑15.1)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑15.1)
    Sec. 11‑15.1. Soliciting for a Juvenile Prostitute.
    (a) Any person who violates any of the provisions of Section 11‑15(a) of this Act commits soliciting for a juvenile prostitute where the prostitute for whom such person is soliciting is under 17 years of age or is a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person.
    (b) It is an affirmative defense to a charge of soliciting for a juvenile prostitute that the accused reasonably believed the person was of the age of 17 years or over or was not a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person at the time of the act giving rise to the charge.
    (c) Sentence.
    Soliciting for a juvenile prostitute is a Class 1 felony.
(Source: P.A. 95‑95, eff. 1‑1‑08.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑16) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑16)
    Sec. 11‑16. Pandering.
    (a) Any person who performs any of the following acts for any money, property, token, object, or article or anything of value commits pandering:
        (1) Compels a person to become a prostitute; or
        (2) Arranges or offers to arrange a situation in
     which a person may practice prostitution.
    (b) Sentence.
    Pandering by compulsion is a Class 4 felony. Pandering other than by compulsion is a Class 4 felony.
    (c) A person who violates this Section within 1,000 feet of real property comprising a school commits a Class 3 felony.
(Source: P.A. 91‑274, eff. 1‑1‑00; 91‑696, eff. 4‑13‑00.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑17) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑17)
    Sec. 11‑17. Keeping a Place of Prostitution.
    (a) Any person who has or exercises control over the use of any place which could offer seclusion or shelter for the practice of prostitution who performs any of the following acts keeps a place of prostitution:
        (1) Knowingly grants or permits the use of such
     place for the purpose of prostitution; or
        (2) Grants or permits the use of such place under
     circumstances from which he could reasonably know that the place is used or is to be used for purposes of prostitution; or
        (3) Permits the continued use of a place after
     becoming aware of facts or circumstances from which he should reasonably know that the place is being used for purposes of prostitution.
    (b) Sentence.
    Keeping a place of prostitution is a Class A misdemeanor. A person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this Section, or of any combination of such number of convictions under this Section and Sections 11‑14, 11‑15, 11‑18, 11‑18.1 and 11‑19 of this Code, is guilty of a Class 4 felony. When a person has one or more prior convictions, the information or indictment charging that person shall state such prior conviction so as to give notice of the State's intention to treat the charge as a felony. The fact of such conviction is not an element of the offense and may not be disclosed to the jury during trial unless otherwise permitted by issues properly raised during such trial.
(Source: P.A. 91‑498, eff. 1‑1‑00.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑17.1)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑17.1)
    Sec. 11‑17.1. Keeping a Place of Juvenile Prostitution.
    (a) Any person who knowingly violates any of the provisions of Section 11‑17 of this Act commits keeping a place of juvenile prostitution when any prostitute in the place of prostitution is under 17 years of age.
    (b) It is an affirmative defense to a charge of keeping a place of juvenile prostitution that the accused reasonably believed the person was of the age of 17 years or over at the time of the act giving rise to the charge.
    (c) Sentence. Keeping a place of juvenile prostitution is a Class 1 felony. A person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this Section is guilty of a Class X felony.
    (d) Forfeiture. Any person convicted under this Section is subject to the property forfeiture provisions set forth in Article 124B of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
(Source: P.A. 95‑95, eff. 1‑1‑08; 96‑712, eff. 1‑1‑10.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑18) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑18)
    Sec. 11‑18. Patronizing a prostitute.
    (a) Any person who performs any of the following acts with a person not his or her spouse commits the offense of patronizing a prostitute:
        (1) Engages in an act of sexual penetration as
     defined in Section 12‑12 of this Code with a prostitute; or
        (2) Enters or remains in a place of prostitution
     with intent to engage in an act of sexual penetration as defined in Section 12‑12 of this Code.
    (b) Sentence.
    Patronizing a prostitute is a Class A misdemeanor. A person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this Section, or of any combination of such number of convictions under this Section and Sections 11‑14, 11‑15, 11‑17, 11‑18.1 and 11‑19 of this Code, is guilty of a Class 4 felony. When a person has one or more prior convictions, the information or indictment charging that person shall state such prior convictions so as to give notice of the State's intention to treat the charge as a felony. The fact of such conviction is not an element of the offense and may not be disclosed to the jury during trial unless otherwise permitted by issues properly raised during such trial.
    (c) A person who violates this Section within 1,000 feet of real property comprising a school commits a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 91‑274, eff. 1‑1‑00; 91‑498, eff. 1‑1‑00; 92‑16, eff. 6‑28‑01.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑18.1) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑18.1)
    Sec. 11‑18.1. Patronizing a juvenile prostitute. (a) Any person who engages in an act of sexual penetration as defined in Section 12‑12 of this Code with a prostitute under 17 years of age commits the offense of patronizing a juvenile prostitute.
    (b) It is an affirmative defense to the charge of patronizing a juvenile prostitute that the accused reasonably believed that the person was of the age of 17 years or over at the time of the act giving rise to the charge.
    (c) Sentence. A person who commits patronizing a juvenile prostitute is guilty of a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 85‑1447.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑19) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑19)
    Sec. 11‑19. Pimping.
    (a) Any person who receives any money, property, token, object, or article or anything of value from a prostitute, not for a lawful consideration, knowing it was earned in whole or in part from the practice of prostitution, commits pimping.
    (b) Sentence.
    Pimping is a Class A misdemeanor. A person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this Section, or of any combination of such number of convictions under this Section and Sections 11‑14, 11‑15, 11‑17, 11‑18 and 11‑18.1 of this Code is guilty of a Class 4 felony. When a person has one or more prior convictions, the information or indictment charging that person shall state such prior conviction so as to give notice of the State's intention to treat the charge as a felony. The fact of such conviction is not an element of the offense and may not be disclosed to the jury during trial unless otherwise permitted by issues properly raised during such trial.
    (c) A person who violates this Section within 1,000 feet of real property comprising a school commits a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 91‑274, eff. 1‑1‑00; 91‑498, eff. 1‑1‑00; 91‑696, eff. 4‑13‑00.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑19.1)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑19.1)
    Sec. 11‑19.1. Juvenile Pimping and aggravated juvenile pimping.
    (a) A person commits the offense of juvenile pimping if the person knowingly receives any form of consideration derived from the practice of prostitution, in whole or in part, and
        (1) the prostitute was under the age of 17 at the
     time the act of prostitution occurred; or
        (2) the prostitute was a severely or profoundly
     mentally retarded person at the time the act of prostitution occurred.
    (b) A person commits the offense of aggravated juvenile pimping if the person knowingly receives any form of consideration derived from the practice of prostitution, in whole or in part, and the prostitute was under the age of 13 at the time the act of prostitution occurred.
    (c) It is an affirmative defense to a charge of juvenile pimping that the accused reasonably believed the person was of the age of 17 years or over or was not a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person at the time of the act giving rise to the charge.
    (d) Sentence.
    A person who commits a violation of subsection (a) is guilty of a Class 1 felony. A person who commits a violation of subsection (b) is guilty of a Class X felony.
(Source: P.A. 95‑95, eff. 1‑1‑08.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑19.2)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑19.2)
    Sec. 11‑19.2. Exploitation of a child.
    (A) A person commits exploitation of a child when he or she confines a child under the age of 16 or a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person against his or her will by the infliction or threat of imminent infliction of great bodily harm, permanent disability or disfigurement or by administering to the child or severely or profoundly mentally retarded person without his or her consent or by threat or deception and for other than medical purposes, any alcoholic intoxicant or a drug as defined in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act or the Cannabis Control Act or methamphetamine as defined in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act and:
        (1) compels the child or severely or profoundly
     mentally retarded person to become a prostitute; or
        (2) arranges a situation in which the child or
     severely or profoundly mentally retarded person may practice prostitution; or
        (3) receives any money, property, token, object, or
     article or anything of value from the child or severely or profoundly mentally retarded person knowing it was obtained in whole or in part from the practice of prostitution.
    (B) For purposes of this Section, administering drugs, as defined in subsection (A), or an alcoholic intoxicant to a child under the age of 13 or a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person shall be deemed to be without consent if such administering is done without the consent of the parents or legal guardian.
    (C) Exploitation of a child is a Class X felony, for which the person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than 6 years and not more than 60 years.
    (D) Any person convicted under this Section is subject to the property forfeiture provisions set forth in Article 124B of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
(Source: P.A. 95‑640, eff. 6‑1‑08; 96‑712, eff. 1‑1‑10.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑20)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑20)
    Sec. 11‑20. Obscenity.
    (a) Elements of the Offense. A person commits obscenity when, with knowledge of the nature or content thereof, or recklessly failing to exercise reasonable inspection which would have disclosed the nature or content thereof, he:
        (1) Sells, delivers or provides, or offers or agrees
     to sell, deliver or provide any obscene writing, picture, record or other representation or embodiment of the obscene; or
        (2) Presents or directs an obscene play, dance or
     other performance or participates directly in that portion thereof which makes it obscene; or
        (3) Publishes, exhibits or otherwise makes available
     anything obscene; or
        (4) Performs an obscene act or otherwise presents an
     obscene exhibition of his body for gain; or
        (5) Creates, buys, procures or possesses obscene
     matter or material with intent to disseminate it in violation of this Section, or of the penal laws or regulations of any other jurisdiction; or
        (6) Advertises or otherwise promotes the sale of
     material represented or held out by him to be obscene, whether or not it is obscene.
    (b) Obscene Defined.
    Any material or performance is obscene if: (1) the average person, applying contemporary adult community standards, would find that, taken as a whole, it appeals to the prurient interest; and (2) the average person, applying contemporary adult community standards, would find that it depicts or describes, in a patently offensive way, ultimate sexual acts or sadomasochistic sexual acts, whether normal or perverted, actual or simulated, or masturbation, excretory functions or lewd exhibition of the genitals; and (3) taken as a whole, it lacks serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value.
    (c) Interpretation of Evidence.
    Obscenity shall be judged with reference to ordinary adults, except that it shall be judged with reference to children or other specially susceptible audiences if it appears from the character of the material or the circumstances of its dissemination to be specially designed for or directed to such an audience.
    Where circumstances of production, presentation, sale, dissemination, distribution, or publicity indicate that material is being commercially exploited for the sake of its prurient appeal, such evidence is probative with respect to the nature of the matter and can justify the conclusion that the matter is lacking in serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value.
    In any prosecution for an offense under this Section evidence shall be admissible to show:
        (1) The character of the audience for which the
     material was designed or to which it was directed;
        (2) What the predominant appeal of the material would
     be for ordinary adults or a special audience, and what effect, if any, it would probably have on the behavior of such people;
        (3) The artistic, literary, scientific, educational
     or other merits of the material, or absence thereof;
        (4) The degree, if any, of public acceptance of the
     material in this State;
        (5) Appeal to prurient interest, or absence thereof,
     in advertising or other promotion of the material;
        (6) Purpose of the author, creator, publisher or
     disseminator.
    (d) Sentence.
    Obscenity is a Class A misdemeanor. A second or subsequent offense is a Class 4 felony.
    (e) Prima Facie Evidence.
    The creation, purchase, procurement or possession of a mold, engraved plate or other embodiment of obscenity specially adapted for reproducing multiple copies, or the possession of more than 3 copies of obscene material shall be prima facie evidence of an intent to disseminate.
    (f) Affirmative Defenses.
    It shall be an affirmative defense to obscenity that the dissemination:
        (1) Was not for gain and was made to personal
     associates other than children under 18 years of age;
        (2) Was to institutions or individuals having
     scientific or other special justification for possession of such material.
    (g) Forfeiture of property. A person who has been convicted previously of the offense of obscenity and who is convicted of a second or subsequent offense of obscenity is subject to the property forfeiture provisions set forth in Article 124B of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
(Source: P.A. 96‑712, eff. 1‑1‑10.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑20.1)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑20.1)
    Sec. 11‑20.1. Child pornography.
    (a) A person commits the offense of child pornography who:
        (1) films, videotapes, photographs, or otherwise
    depicts or portrays by means of any similar visual medium or reproduction or depicts by computer any child whom he knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 18 or any severely or profoundly mentally retarded person where such child or severely or profoundly mentally retarded person is:
            (i) actually or by simulation engaged in any act
        of sexual penetration or sexual conduct with any person or animal; or
            (ii) actually or by simulation engaged in any act
        of sexual penetration or sexual conduct involving the sex organs of the child or severely or profoundly mentally retarded person and the mouth, anus, or sex organs of another person or animal; or which involves the mouth, anus or sex organs of the child or severely or profoundly mentally retarded person and the sex organs of another person or animal; or
            (iii) actually or by simulation engaged in any
        act of masturbation; or
            (iv) actually or by simulation portrayed as being
        the object of, or otherwise engaged in, any act of lewd fondling, touching, or caressing involving another person or animal; or
            (v) actually or by simulation engaged in any act
        of excretion or urination within a sexual context; or
            (vi) actually or by simulation portrayed or
        depicted as bound, fettered, or subject to sadistic, masochistic, or sadomasochistic abuse in any sexual context; or
            (vii) depicted or portrayed in any pose, posture
        or setting involving a lewd exhibition of the unclothed or transparently clothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks, or, if such person is female, a fully or partially developed breast of the child or other person; or
        (2) with the knowledge of the nature or content
    thereof, reproduces, disseminates, offers to disseminate, exhibits or possesses with intent to disseminate any film, videotape, photograph or other similar visual reproduction or depiction by computer of any child or severely or profoundly mentally retarded person whom the person knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 18 or to be a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person, engaged in any activity described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection; or
        (3) with knowledge of the subject matter or theme
    thereof, produces any stage play, live performance, film, videotape or other similar visual portrayal or depiction by computer which includes a child whom the person knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 18 or a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person engaged in any activity described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection; or
        (4) solicits, uses, persuades, induces, entices, or
    coerces any child whom he knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 18 or a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person to appear in any stage play, live presentation, film, videotape, photograph or other similar visual reproduction or depiction by computer in which the child or severely or profoundly mentally retarded person is or will be depicted, actually or by simulation, in any act, pose or setting described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection; or
        (5) is a parent, step‑parent, legal guardian or other
    person having care or custody of a child whom the person knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 18 or a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person and who knowingly permits, induces, promotes, or arranges for such child or severely or profoundly mentally retarded person to appear in any stage play, live performance, film, videotape, photograph or other similar visual presentation, portrayal or simulation or depiction by computer of any act or activity described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection; or
        (6) with knowledge of the nature or content thereof,
    possesses any film, videotape, photograph or other similar visual reproduction or depiction by computer of any child or severely or profoundly mentally retarded person whom the person knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 18 or to be a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person, engaged in any activity described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection; or
        (7) solicits, uses, persuades, induces, entices, or
    coerces a person to provide a child under the age of 18 or a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person to appear in any videotape, photograph, film, stage play, live presentation, or other similar visual reproduction or depiction by computer in which the child or severely or profoundly mentally retarded person will be depicted, actually or by simulation, in any act, pose, or setting described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection.
    (b) (1) It shall be an affirmative defense to a charge of
    child pornography that the defendant reasonably believed, under all of the circumstances, that the child was 18 years of age or older or that the person was not a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person but only where, prior to the act or acts giving rise to a prosecution under this Section, he took some affirmative action or made a bonafide inquiry designed to ascertain whether the child was 18 years of age or older or that the person was not a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person and his reliance upon the information so obtained was clearly reasonable.
        (2) (Blank).
        (3) The charge of child pornography shall not apply
    to the performance of official duties by law enforcement or prosecuting officers or persons employed by law enforcement or prosecuting agencies, court personnel or attorneys, nor to bonafide treatment or professional education programs conducted by licensed physicians, psychologists or social workers.
        (4) Possession by the defendant of more than one of
    the same film, videotape or visual reproduction or depiction by computer in which child pornography is depicted shall raise a rebuttable presumption that the defendant possessed such materials with the intent to disseminate them.
        (5) The charge of child pornography does not apply to
    a person who does not voluntarily possess a film, videotape, or visual reproduction or depiction by computer in which child pornography is depicted. Possession is voluntary if the defendant knowingly procures or receives a film, videotape, or visual reproduction or depiction for a sufficient time to be able to terminate his or her possession.
        (6) Any violation of paragraph (1), (2), (3), (4),
    (5), or (7) of subsection (a) that includes a child engaged in, solicited for, depicted in, or posed in any act of sexual penetration or bound, fettered, or subject to sadistic, masochistic, or sadomasochistic abuse in a sexual context shall be deemed a crime of violence.
    (c) Violation of paragraph (1), (4), (5), or (7) of subsection (a) is a Class 1 felony with a mandatory minimum fine of $2,000 and a maximum fine of $100,000. Violation of paragraph (3) of subsection (a) is a Class 1 felony with a mandatory minimum fine of $1500 and a maximum fine of $100,000. Violation of paragraph (2) of subsection (a) is a Class 1 felony with a mandatory minimum fine of $1000 and a maximum fine of $100,000. Violation of paragraph (6) of subsection (a) is a Class 3 felony with a mandatory minimum fine of $1000 and a maximum fine of $100,000.
    (d) If a person is convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this Section within 10 years of a prior conviction, the court shall order a presentence psychiatric examination of the person. The examiner shall report to the court whether treatment of the person is necessary.
    (e) Any film, videotape, photograph or other similar visual reproduction or depiction by computer which includes a child under the age of 18 or a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person engaged in any activity described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) or paragraph 1 of subsection (a), and any material or equipment used or intended for use in photographing, filming, printing, producing, reproducing, manufacturing, projecting, exhibiting, depiction by computer, or disseminating such material shall be seized and forfeited in the manner, method and procedure provided by Section 36‑1 of this Code for the seizure and forfeiture of vessels, vehicles and aircraft.
    In addition, any person convicted under this Section is subject to the property forfeiture provisions set forth in Article 124B of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
    (e‑5) Upon the conclusion of a case brought under this Section, the court shall seal all evidence depicting a victim or witness that is sexually explicit. The evidence may be unsealed and viewed, on a motion of the party seeking to unseal and view the evidence, only for good cause shown and in the discretion of the court. The motion must expressly set forth the purpose for viewing the material. The State's attorney and the victim, if possible, shall be provided reasonable notice of the hearing on the motion to unseal the evidence. Any person entitled to notice of a hearing under this subsection (e‑5) may object to the motion.
    (f) Definitions. For the purposes of this Section:
        (1) "Disseminate" means (i) to sell, distribute,
    exchange or transfer possession, whether with or without consideration or (ii) to make a depiction by computer available for distribution or downloading through the facilities of any telecommunications network or through any other means of transferring computer programs or data to a computer.
        (2) "Produce" means to direct, promote, advertise,
    publish, manufacture, issue, present or show.
        (3) "Reproduce" means to make a duplication or copy.
        (4) "Depict by computer" means to generate or create,
    or cause to be created or generated, a computer program or data that, after being processed by a computer either alone or in conjunction with one or more computer programs, results in a visual depiction on a computer monitor, screen, or display.
        (5) "Depiction by computer" means a computer program
    or data that, after being processed by a computer either alone or in conjunction with one or more computer programs, results in a visual depiction on a computer monitor, screen, or display.
        (6) "Computer", "computer program", and "data" have
    the meanings ascribed to them in Section 16D‑2 of this Code.
        (7) "Child" includes a film, videotape, photograph,
    or other similar visual medium or reproduction or depiction by computer that is, or appears to be, that of a person, either in part, or in total, under the age of 18, regardless of the method by which the film, videotape, photograph, or other similar visual medium or reproduction or depiction by computer is created, adopted, or modified to appear as such. "Child" also includes a film, videotape, photograph, or other similar visual medium or reproduction or depiction by computer that is advertised, promoted, presented, described, or distributed in such a manner that conveys the impression that the film, videotape, photograph, or other similar visual medium or reproduction or depiction by computer is of a person under the age of 18.
        (8) "Sexual penetration" and "sexual conduct" have
    the meanings ascribed to them in Section 12‑12 of this Code.
    (g) Re‑enactment; findings; purposes.
        (1) The General Assembly finds and declares that:
            (i) Section 50‑5 of Public Act 88‑680, effective
        January 1, 1995, contained provisions amending the child pornography statute, Section 11‑20.1 of the Criminal Code of 1961. Section 50‑5 also contained other provisions.
            (ii) In addition, Public Act 88‑680 was entitled
        "AN ACT to create a Safe Neighborhoods Law". (A) Article 5 was entitled JUVENILE JUSTICE and amended the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. (B) Article 15 was entitled GANGS and amended various provisions of the Criminal Code of 1961 and the Unified Code of Corrections. (C) Article 20 was entitled ALCOHOL ABUSE and amended various provisions of the Illinois Vehicle Code. (D) Article 25 was entitled DRUG ABUSE and amended the Cannabis Control Act and the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. (E) Article 30 was entitled FIREARMS and amended the Criminal Code of 1961 and the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. (F) Article 35 amended the Criminal Code of 1961, the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act, and the Unified Code of Corrections. (G) Article 40 amended the Criminal Code of 1961 to increase the penalty for compelling organization membership of persons. (H) Article 45 created the Secure Residential Youth Care Facility Licensing Act and amended the State Finance Act, the Juvenile Court Act of 1987, the Unified Code of Corrections, and the Private Correctional Facility Moratorium Act. (I) Article 50 amended the WIC Vendor Management Act, the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act, the Juvenile Court Act of 1987, the Criminal Code of 1961, the Wrongs to Children Act, and the Unified Code of Corrections.
            (iii) On September 22, 1998, the Third District
        Appellate Court in People v. Dainty, 701 N.E. 2d 118, ruled that Public Act 88‑680 violates the single subject clause of the Illinois Constitution (Article IV, Section 8 (d)) and was unconstitutional in its entirety. As of the time this amendatory Act of 1999 was prepared, People v. Dainty was still subject to appeal.
            (iv) Child pornography is a vital concern to the
        people of this State and the validity of future prosecutions under the child pornography statute of the Criminal Code of 1961 is in grave doubt.
        (2) It is the purpose of this amendatory Act of 1999
    to prevent or minimize any problems relating to prosecutions for child pornography that may result from challenges to the constitutional validity of Public Act 88‑680 by re‑enacting the Section relating to child pornography that was included in Public Act 88‑680.
        (3) This amendatory Act of 1999 re‑enacts Section
    11‑20.1 of the Criminal Code of 1961, as it has been amended. This re‑enactment is intended to remove any question as to the validity or content of that Section; it is not intended to supersede any other Public Act that amends the text of the Section as set forth in this amendatory Act of 1999. The material is shown as existing text (i.e., without underscoring) because, as of the time this amendatory Act of 1999 was prepared, People v. Dainty was subject to appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court.
        (4) The re‑enactment by this amendatory Act of 1999
    of Section 11‑20.1 of the Criminal Code of 1961 relating to child pornography that was amended by Public Act 88‑680 is not intended, and shall not be construed, to imply that Public Act 88‑680 is invalid or to limit or impair any legal argument concerning whether those provisions were substantially re‑enacted by other Public Acts.
(Source: P.A. ; 96‑292, eff. 1‑1‑10; 96‑712, eff. 1‑1‑10; 96‑1000, eff. 7‑2‑10.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑20.1A)
    Sec. 11‑20.1A. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 95‑579, eff. 6‑1‑08. Repealed by P.A. 96‑712, eff. 1‑1‑10.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑20.2)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑20.2)
    Sec. 11‑20.2. Duty to report child pornography.
    (a) Any commercial film and photographic print processor or computer technician who has knowledge of or observes, within the scope of his professional capacity or employment, any film, photograph, videotape, negative, slide, computer hard drive or any other magnetic or optical media which depicts a child whom the processor or computer technician knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 18 where such child is:
        (i) actually or by simulation engaged in any act of
     sexual penetration or sexual conduct with any person or animal; or
        (ii) actually or by simulation engaged in any act of
     sexual penetration or sexual conduct involving the sex organs of the child and the mouth, anus, or sex organs of another person or animal; or which involves the mouth, anus or sex organs of the child and the sex organs of another person or animal; or
        (iii) actually or by simulation engaged in any act of
     masturbation; or
        (iv) actually or by simulation portrayed as being the
     object of, or otherwise engaged in, any act of lewd fondling, touching, or caressing involving another person or animal; or
        (v) actually or by simulation engaged in any act of
     excretion or urination within a sexual context; or
        (vi) actually or by simulation portrayed or depicted
     as bound, fettered, or subject to sadistic, masochistic, or sadomasochistic abuse in any sexual context; or
        (vii) depicted or portrayed in any pose, posture or
     setting involving a lewd exhibition of the unclothed or transparently clothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks, or, if such person is female, a fully or partially developed breast of the child or other person;
shall report or cause a report to be made pursuant to subsections (b) and (c) as soon as reasonably possible. Failure to make such report shall be a business offense with a fine of $1,000.
    (b) Commercial film and photographic film processors shall report or cause a report to be made to the local law enforcement agency of the jurisdiction in which the image or images described in subsection (a) are discovered.
    (c) Computer technicians shall report or cause the report to be made to the local law enforcement agency of the jurisdiction in which the image or images described in subsection (a) are discovered or to the Illinois Child Exploitation e‑Tipline at reportchildporn@atg.state.il.us.
    (d) Reports required by this Act shall include the following information: (i) name, address, and telephone number of the person filing the report; (ii) the employer of the person filing the report, if any; (iii) the name, address and telephone number of the person whose property is the subject of the report, if known; (iv) the circumstances which led to the filing of the report, including a description of the reported content.
    (e) If a report is filed with the Cyber Tipline at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children or in accordance with the requirements of 42 U.S.C. 13032, the requirements of this Act will be deemed to have been met.
    (f) A computer technician or an employer caused to report child pornography under this Section is immune from any criminal, civil, or administrative liability in connection with making the report, except for willful or wanton misconduct.
    (g) For the purposes of this Section, a "computer technician" is a person who installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs or upgrades computer hardware, software, computer networks, peripheral equipment, electronic mail systems, or provides user assistance for any of the aforementioned tasks.
(Source: P.A. 95‑983, eff. 6‑1‑09.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑20.3)
    Sec. 11‑20.3. Aggravated child pornography.
    (a) A person commits the offense of aggravated child pornography who:
        (1) films, videotapes, photographs, or otherwise
    depicts or portrays by means of any similar visual medium or reproduction or depicts by computer any child whom he or she knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 13 years where such child is:
            (i) actually or by simulation engaged in any act
        of sexual penetration or sexual conduct with any person or animal; or
            (ii) actually or by simulation engaged in any act
        of sexual penetration or sexual conduct involving the sex organs of the child and the mouth, anus, or sex organs of another person or animal; or which involves the mouth, anus or sex organs of the child and the sex organs of another person or animal; or
            (iii) actually or by simulation engaged in any
        act of masturbation; or
            (iv) actually or by simulation portrayed as being
        the object of, or otherwise engaged in, any act of lewd fondling, touching, or caressing involving another person or animal; or
            (v) actually or by simulation engaged in any act
        of excretion or urination within a sexual context; or
            (vi) actually or by simulation portrayed or
        depicted as bound, fettered, or subject to sadistic, masochistic, or sadomasochistic abuse in any sexual context; or
            (vii) depicted or portrayed in any pose, posture
        or setting involving a lewd exhibition of the unclothed or transparently clothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks, or, if such person is female, a fully or partially developed breast of the child or other person; or
        (2) with the knowledge of the nature or content
    thereof, reproduces, disseminates, offers to disseminate, exhibits or possesses with intent to disseminate any film, videotape, photograph or other similar visual reproduction or depiction by computer of any child whom the person knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 13 engaged in any activity described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection; or
        (3) with knowledge of the subject matter or theme
    thereof, produces any stage play, live performance, film, videotape or other similar visual portrayal or depiction by computer which includes a child whom the person knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 13 engaged in any activity described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection; or
        (4) solicits, uses, persuades, induces, entices, or
    coerces any child whom he or she knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 13 to appear in any stage play, live presentation, film, videotape, photograph or other similar visual reproduction or depiction by computer in which the child or severely or profoundly mentally retarded person is or will be depicted, actually or by simulation, in any act, pose or setting described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection; or
        (5) is a parent, step‑parent, legal guardian or other
    person having care or custody of a child whom the person knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 13 and who knowingly permits, induces, promotes, or arranges for such child to appear in any stage play, live performance, film, videotape, photograph or other similar visual presentation, portrayal or simulation or depiction by computer of any act or activity described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection; or
        (6) with knowledge of the nature or content thereof,
    possesses any film, videotape, photograph or other similar visual reproduction or depiction by computer of any child whom the person knows or reasonably should know to be under the age of 13 engaged in any activity described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection; or
        (7) solicits, or knowingly uses, persuades, induces,
    entices, or coerces a person to provide a child under the age of 13 to appear in any videotape, photograph, film, stage play, live presentation, or other similar visual reproduction or depiction by computer in which the child will be depicted, actually or by simulation, in any act, pose, or setting described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of this subsection.
    (b)(1) It shall be an affirmative defense to a charge of
    aggravated child pornography that the defendant reasonably believed, under all of the circumstances, that the child was 13 years of age or older, but only where, prior to the act or acts giving rise to a prosecution under this Section, he or she took some affirmative action or made a bonafide inquiry designed to ascertain whether the child was 13 years of age or older and his or her reliance upon the information so obtained was clearly reasonable.
    (2) The charge of aggravated child pornography shall not
    apply to the performance of official duties by law enforcement or prosecuting officers or persons employed by law enforcement or prosecuting agencies, court personnel or attorneys, nor to bonafide treatment or professional education programs conducted by licensed physicians, psychologists or social workers.
    (3) If the defendant possessed more than 3 of the same
    film, videotape or visual reproduction or depiction by computer in which aggravated child pornography is depicted, then the trier of fact may infer that the defendant possessed such materials with the intent to disseminate them.
    (4) The charge of aggravated child pornography does not
    apply to a person who does not voluntarily possess a film, videotape, or visual reproduction or depiction by computer in which aggravated child pornography is depicted. Possession is voluntary if the defendant knowingly procures or receives a film, videotape, or visual reproduction or depiction for a sufficient time to be able to terminate his or her possession.
    (5) Any violation of paragraph (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), or (7) of subsection (a) that includes a child engaged in, solicited for, depicted in, or posed in any act of sexual penetration or bound, fettered, or subject to sadistic, masochistic, or sadomasochistic abuse in a sexual context shall be deemed a crime of violence.
    (c) Sentence: (1) A person who commits a violation of
    paragraph (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), or (7) of subsection (a) is guilty of a Class X felony with a mandatory minimum fine of $2,000 and a maximum fine of $100,000.
    (2) A person who commits a violation of paragraph (6) of
    subsection (a) is guilty of a Class 2 felony with a mandatory minimum fine of $1000 and a maximum fine of $100,000.
    (3) A person who commits a violation of paragraph (1),
    (2), (3), (4), (5), or (7) of subsection (a) where the defendant has previously been convicted under the laws of this State or any other state of the offense of child pornography, aggravated child pornography, aggravated criminal sexual abuse, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, or any of the offenses formerly known as rape, deviate sexual assault, indecent liberties with a child, or aggravated indecent liberties with a child where the victim was under the age of 18 years or an offense that is substantially equivalent to those offenses, is guilty of a Class X felony for which the person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than 9 years with a mandatory minimum fine of $2,000 and a maximum fine of $100,000.
    (4) A person who commits a violation of paragraph (6) of
    subsection (a) where the defendant has previously been convicted under the laws of this State or any other state of the offense of child pornography, aggravated child pornography, aggravated criminal sexual abuse, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, or any of the offenses formerly known as rape, deviate sexual assault, indecent liberties with a child, or aggravated indecent liberties with a child where the victim was under the age of 18 years or an offense that is substantially equivalent to those offenses, is guilty of a Class 1 felony with a mandatory minimum fine of $1000 and a maximum fine of $100,000.
    (d) If a person is convicted of a second or subsequent
    violation of this Section within 10 years of a prior conviction, the court shall order a presentence psychiatric examination of the person. The examiner shall report to the court whether treatment of the person is necessary.
    (e) Any film, videotape, photograph or other similar
    visual reproduction or depiction by computer which includes a child under the age of 13 engaged in any activity described in subparagraphs (i) through (vii) of paragraph (1) of subsection (a), and any material or equipment used or intended for use in photographing, filming, printing, producing, reproducing, manufacturing, projecting, exhibiting, depiction by computer, or disseminating such material shall be seized and forfeited in the manner, method and procedure provided by Section 36‑1 of this Code for the seizure and forfeiture of vessels, vehicles and aircraft.
    In addition, any person convicted under this Section is subject to the property forfeiture provisions set forth in Article 124B of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
    (e‑5) Upon the conclusion of a case brought under this
    Section, the court shall seal all evidence depicting a victim or witness that is sexually explicit. The evidence may be unsealed and viewed, on a motion of the party seeking to unseal and view the evidence, only for good cause shown and in the discretion of the court. The motion must expressly set forth the purpose for viewing the material. The State's attorney and the victim, if possible, shall be provided reasonable notice of the hearing on the motion to unseal the evidence. Any person entitled to notice of a hearing under this subsection (e‑5) may object to the motion.
    (f) Definitions. For the purposes of this Section:
        (1) "Disseminate" means (i) to sell, distribute,
    exchange or transfer possession, whether with or without consideration or (ii) to make a depiction by computer available for distribution or downloading through the facilities of any telecommunications network or through any other means of transferring computer programs or data to a computer.
        (2) "Produce" means to direct, promote, advertise,
    publish, manufacture, issue, present or show.
        (3) "Reproduce" means to make a duplication or copy.
        (4) "Depict by computer" means to generate or create,
    or cause to be created or generated, a computer program or data that, after being processed by a computer either alone or in conjunction with one or more computer programs, results in a visual depiction on a computer monitor, screen, or display.
        (5) "Depiction by computer" means a computer program
    or data that, after being processed by a computer either alone or in conjunction with one or more computer programs, results in a visual depiction on a computer monitor, screen, or display.
        (6) "Computer", "computer program", and "data" have
    the meanings ascribed to them in Section 16D‑2 of this Code.
        (7) For the purposes of this Section, "child" means a
    person, either in part or in total, under the age of 13, regardless of the method by which the film, videotape, photograph, or other similar visual medium or reproduction or depiction by computer is created, adopted, or modified to appear as such.
        (8) "Sexual penetration" and "sexual conduct" have
    the meanings ascribed to them in Section 12‑12 of this Code.
    (g) When a charge of aggravated child pornography is
    brought, the age of the child is an element of the offense to be resolved by the trier of fact as either exceeding or not exceeding the age in question. The trier of fact can rely on its own everyday observations and common experiences in making this determination.
(Source: P.A. 95‑579, eff. 6‑1‑08; 96‑292, eff. 1‑1‑10; 96‑712, eff. 1‑1‑10; 96‑1000, eff. 7‑2‑10.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑21)(from Ch. 38, par. 11‑21)
    Sec. 11‑21. Harmful material.
    (a) As used in this Section:
        "Distribute" means transfer possession of, whether
     with or without consideration.
        "Harmful to minors" means that quality of any
     description or representation, in whatever form, of nudity, sexual conduct, sexual excitement, or sado‑masochistic abuse, when, taken as a whole, it (i) predominately appeals to the prurient interest in sex of minors, (ii) is patently offensive to prevailing standards in the adult community in the State as a whole with respect to what is suitable material for minors, and (iii) lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value for minors.
        "Knowingly" means having knowledge of the contents of
     the subject matter, or recklessly failing to exercise reasonable inspection which would have disclosed the contents.
        "Material" means (i) any picture, photograph,
     drawing, sculpture, film, video game, computer game, video or similar visual depiction, including any such representation or image which is stored electronically, or (ii) any book, magazine, printed matter however reproduced, or recorded audio of any sort.
        "Minor" means any person under the age of 18.
        "Nudity" means the showing of the human male or
     female genitals, pubic area or buttocks with less than a full opaque covering, or the showing of the female breast with less than a fully opaque covering of any portion below the top of the nipple, or the depiction of covered male genitals in a discernably turgid state.
        "Sado‑masochistic abuse" means flagellation or
     torture by or upon a person clad in undergarments, a mask or bizarre costume, or the condition of being fettered, bound or otherwise physically restrained on the part of one clothed for sexual gratification or stimulation.
        "Sexual conduct" means acts of masturbation, sexual
     intercourse, or physical contact with a person's clothed or unclothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks or, if such person be a female, breast.
        "Sexual excitement" means the condition of human male
     or female genitals when in a state of sexual stimulation or arousal.
    (b) A person is guilty of distributing harmful material to a minor when he or she:
        (1) knowingly sells, lends, distributes, exhibits to,
     depicts to, or gives away to a minor, knowing that the minor is under the age of 18 or failing to exercise reasonable care in ascertaining the person's true age:
            (A) any material which depicts nudity, sexual
         conduct or sado‑masochistic abuse, or which contains explicit and detailed verbal descriptions or narrative accounts of sexual excitement, sexual conduct or sado‑masochistic abuse, and which taken as a whole is harmful to minors;
            (B) a motion picture, show, or other presentation
         which depicts nudity, sexual conduct or sado‑masochistic abuse and is harmful to minors; or
            (C) an admission ticket or pass to premises where
         there is exhibited or to be exhibited such a motion picture, show, or other presentation; or
        (2) admits a minor to premises where there is
     exhibited or to be exhibited such a motion picture, show, or other presentation, knowing that the minor is a person under the age of 18 or failing to exercise reasonable care in ascertaining the person's true age.
    (c) In any prosecution arising under this Section, it is an affirmative defense:
        (1) that the minor as to whom the offense is alleged
     to have been committed exhibited to the accused a draft card, driver's license, birth certificate or other official or apparently official document purporting to establish that the minor was 18 years of age or older, which was relied upon by the accused;
        (2) that the defendant was in a parental or
     guardianship relationship with the minor or that the minor was accompanied by a parent or legal guardian;
        (3) that the defendant was a bona fide school,
     museum, or public library, or was a person acting in the course of his or her employment as an employee or official of such organization or retail outlet affiliated with and serving the educational purpose of such organization;
        (4) that the act charged was committed in aid of
     legitimate scientific or educational purposes; or
        (5) that an advertisement of harmful material as
     defined in this Section culminated in the sale or distribution of such harmful material to a child under circumstances where there was no personal confrontation of the child by the defendant, his employees, or agents, as where the order or request for such harmful material was transmitted by mail, telephone, Internet or similar means of communication, and delivery of such harmful material to the child was by mail, freight, Internet or similar means of transport, which advertisement contained the following statement, or a substantially similar statement, and that the defendant required the purchaser to certify that he or she was not under the age of 18 and that the purchaser falsely stated that he or she was not under the age of 18: "NOTICE: It is unlawful for any person under the age of 18 to purchase the matter advertised. Any person under the age of 18 that falsely states that he or she is not under the age of 18 for the purpose of obtaining the material advertised is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor under the laws of the State."
    (d) The predominant appeal to prurient interest of the material shall be judged with reference to average children of the same general age of the child to whom such material was sold, lent, distributed or given, unless it appears from the nature of the matter or the circumstances of its dissemination or distribution that it is designed for specially susceptible groups, in which case the predominant appeal of the material shall be judged with reference to its intended or probable recipient group.
    (e) Distribution of harmful material in violation of this Section is a Class A misdemeanor. A second or subsequent offense is a Class 4 felony.
    (f) Any person under the age of 18 that falsely states, either orally or in writing, that he or she is not under the age of 18, or that presents or offers to any person any evidence of age and identity that is false or not actually his or her own for the purpose of ordering, obtaining, viewing, or otherwise procuring or attempting to procure or view any harmful material is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.
    (g) A person over the age of 18 who fails to exercise reasonable care in ascertaining the true age of a minor, knowingly distributes to, or sends, or causes to be sent, or exhibits to, or offers to distribute, or exhibits any harmful material to a person that he or she believes is a minor is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. If that person utilized a computer web camera, cellular telephone, or any other type of device to manufacture the harmful material, then each offense is a Class 4 felony.
    (h) Telecommunications carriers, commercial mobile service providers, and providers of information services, including, but not limited to, Internet service providers and hosting service providers, are not liable under this Section, except for willful and wanton misconduct, by virtue of the transmission, storage, or caching of electronic communications or messages of others or by virtue of the provision of other related telecommunications, commercial mobile services, or information services used by others in violation of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 95‑983, eff. 6‑1‑09; 96‑280, eff. 1‑1‑10.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑22) (from Ch. 38, par. 11‑22)
    Sec. 11‑22. Tie‑in sales of obscene publications to distributors.
    Any person, firm or corporation, or any agent, officer or employee thereof, engaged in the business of distributing books, magazines, periodicals, comic books or other publications to retail dealers, who shall refuse to furnish to any retail dealer such quantity of books, magazines, periodicals, comic books or other publications as such retail dealer normally sells because the retail dealer refuses to sell, or offer for sale, any books, magazines, periodicals, comic books or other publications which are obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent is guilty of a petty offense. Each publication sold or delivered in violation of this Act shall constitute a separate petty offense.
(Source: P. A. 77‑2638.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑23)
    Sec. 11‑23. Posting of identifying or graphic information on a pornographic Internet site or possessing graphic information with pornographic material.
    (a) A person at least 17 years of age who discloses on an adult obscenity or child pornography Internet site the name, address, telephone number, or e‑mail address of a person under 17 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense or of a person at least 17 years of age without the consent of the person at least 17 years of age is guilty of the offense of posting of identifying information on a pornographic Internet site.
    (a‑5) Any person who places, posts, reproduces, or maintains on an adult obscenity or child pornography Internet site a photograph, video, or digital image of a person under 18 years of age that is not child pornography under Section 11‑20.1, without the knowledge and consent of the person under 18 years of age, is guilty of the offense of posting of graphic information on a pornographic Internet site. This provision applies even if the person under 18 years of age is fully or properly clothed in the photograph, video, or digital image.
    (a‑10) Any person who places, posts, reproduces, or maintains on an adult obscenity or child pornography Internet site, or possesses with obscene or child pornographic material a photograph, video, or digital image of a person under 18 years of age in which the child is posed in a suggestive manner with the focus or concentration of the image on the child's clothed genitals, clothed pubic area, clothed buttocks area, or if the child is female, the breast exposed through transparent clothing, and the photograph, video, or digital image is not child pornography under Section 11‑20.1, is guilty of posting of graphic information on a pornographic Internet site or possessing graphic information with pornographic material.
    (b) Sentence. A person who violates subsection (a) of this Section is guilty of a Class 4 felony if the victim is at least 17 years of age at the time of the offense and a Class 3 felony if the victim is under 17 years of age at the time of the offense. A person who violates subsection (a‑5) of this Section is guilty of a Class 4 felony. A person who violates subsection (a‑10) of this Section is guilty of a Class 3 felony.
    (c) Definitions. For purposes of this Section:
        (1) "Adult obscenity or child pornography Internet
     site" means a site on the Internet that contains material that is obscene as defined in Section 11‑20 of this Code or that is child pornography as defined in Section 11‑20.1 of this Code.
        (2) "Internet" includes the World Wide Web,
     electronic mail, a news group posting, or Internet file transfer.
(Source: P.A. 95‑983, eff. 6‑1‑09.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑24)
    Sec. 11‑24. Child photography by sex offender.
    (a) In this Section:
    "Child" means a person under 18 years of age.
    "Child sex offender" has the meaning ascribed to it in
     Section 11‑9.3 of this Code.
    (b) It is unlawful for a child sex offender to
     knowingly:
        (1) conduct or operate any type of business in
     which he or she photographs, videotapes, or takes a digital image of a child; or
        (2) conduct or operate any type of business in
     which he or she instructs or directs another person to photograph, videotape, or take a digital image of a child; or
        (3) photograph, videotape, or take a digital image of
     a child, or instruct or direct another person to photograph, videotape, or take a digital image of a child without the consent of the parent or guardian.
    (c) Sentence. A violation of this Section is a Class 2
     felony. A person who violates this Section at a playground, park facility, school, forest preserve, day care facility, or at a facility providing programs or services directed to persons under 17 years of age is guilty of a Class 1 felony.
(Source: P.A. 95‑983, eff. 6‑1‑09.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑25)
    Sec. 11‑25. Grooming.
    (a) A person commits the offense of grooming when he or she knowingly uses a computer on‑line service, Internet service, local bulletin board service, or any other device capable of electronic data storage or transmission to seduce, solicit, lure, or entice, or attempt to seduce, solicit, lure, or entice, a child, a child's guardian, or another person believed by the person to be a child or a child's guardian, to commit any sex offense as defined in Section 2 of the Sex Offender Registration Act or to otherwise engage in any unlawful sexual conduct with a child or with another person believed by the person to be a child.
    (b) Sentence. Grooming is a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 95‑901, eff. 1‑1‑09.)

    (720 ILCS 5/11‑26)
    Sec. 11‑26. Traveling to meet a minor.
    (a) A person commits the offense of traveling to meet a minor when he or she travels any distance either within this State, to this State, or from this State by any means, attempts to do so, or causes another to do so or attempt to do so for the purpose of engaging in any sex offense as defined in Section 2 of the Sex Offender Registration Act, or to otherwise engage in other unlawful sexual conduct with a child or with another person believed by the person to be a child after using a computer on‑line service, Internet service, local bulletin board service, or any other device capable of electronic data storage or transmission to seduce, solicit, lure, or entice, or to attempt to seduce, solicit, lure, or entice, a child or a child's guardian, or another person believed by the person to be a child or a child's guardian, for such purpose.
    (b) Sentence. Traveling to meet a minor is a Class 3 felony.
(Source: P.A. 95‑901, eff. 1‑1‑09.)

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