2006 Alabama Code - Section 13A-6-110 — Soliciting a child by computer.

(a) In addition to the provisions of Section 13A-6-69, a person is guilty of solicitation of a child by a computer if the person is 19 years of age or older and the person knowingly, with the intent to commit an unlawful sex act, entices, induces, persuades, seduces, prevails, advises, coerces, or orders, by means of a computer, a child who is less than 16 years of age and at least three years younger than the defendant, to meet with the defendant or any other person for the purpose of engaging in sexual intercourse, sodomy, or to engage in a sexual performance, obscene sexual performance, or sexual conduct for his or her benefit.

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

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

(d) Solicitation of a child by computer is a Class B felony.

(Acts 1997, No. 97-486, p. 844, §1.)

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