2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
CHAPTER 15 - OFFENSES AGAINST MORALITY AND DECENCY
SECTION 16-15-387. Employment of person under eighteen to appear in public in state of sexually explicit nudity; mistake of age; penalties.


SC Code § 16-15-387 (2013) What's This?

(A) It is unlawful for a person to employ a person under the age of eighteen years to appear in a state of sexually explicit nudity, as defined in Section 16-15-375(6), in a public place.

(B) Mistake of age is not a defense to a prosecution pursuant to this section. A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, must be imprisoned not more than ten years or fined not more than five thousand dollars, or both.

HISTORY: 1994 Act No. 421, Section 1; 2004 Act No. 208, Section 8, eff April 26, 2004.

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