2006 Code of Virginia § 18.2-370.2 - Sex offenses prohibiting proximity to children; penalty

18.2-370.2. Sex offenses prohibiting proximity to children; penalty.

A. "Offense prohibiting proximity to children" means a violation or anattempt to commit a violation of (i) subsection A of 18.2-47, clause (ii)or (iii) of 18.2-48, subsection B of 18.2-361, or subsection B of 18.2-366, where the victim of one of the foregoing offenses was a minor, or(ii) subsection A (iii) of 18.2-61, 18.2-63, 18.2-64.1, subdivision A 1of 18.2-67.1, subdivision A 1 of 18.2-67.2, or subdivision A 1 or A 4 (a)of 18.2-67.3, or 18.2-370, 18.2-370.1, clause (ii) of 18.2-371, 18.2-374.1, 18.2-374.1:1 or 18.2-379. As of July 1, 2006, "offenseprohibiting proximity to children" shall include a violation of 18.2-472.1, when the offense requiring registration was one of the foregoingoffenses.

B. Every adult who is convicted of an offense prohibiting proximity tochildren when the offense occurred on or after July 1, 2000, shall as part ofhis sentence be forever prohibited from loitering within 100 feet of thepremises of any place he knows or has reason to know is a primary, secondaryor high school. In addition, every adult who is convicted of an offenseprohibiting proximity to children when the offense occurred on or after July1, 2006, shall as part of his sentence be forever prohibited from loiteringwithin 100 feet of the premises of any place he knows or has reason to knowis a child day program as defined in 63.2-100.

A violation of this section is punishable as a Class 6 felony.

(2000, c. 770; 2006, cc. 857, 914.)

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