2015 Kansas Statutes
Chapter 21 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article 55 SEX OFFENSES
21-5509 Electronic solicitation.
21-5509. Electronic solicitation. (a) Electronic solicitation is, by means of communication conducted through the telephone, internet or by other electronic means, enticing or soliciting a person, whom the offender believes to be a child, to commit or submit to an unlawful sexual act.
(b) Electronic solicitation is a:
(1) Severity level 3, person felony if the offender believes the person to be a child 14 or more years of age but less than 16 years of age; and
(2) severity level 1, person felony if the offender believes the person to be a child under 14 years of age.
(c) As used in this section, "communication conducted through the internet or by other electronic means" includes, but is not limited to, e-mail, chatroom chats and text messaging.
History: L. 2010, ch. 136, § 73; July 1, 2011.
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