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The DC Code: § 22-3010.01 Misdemeanor sexual abuse of a child or minor.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
a
Whoever, being 18 years of age or older and more than 4 years older than a child, or being 18 years of age or older and being in a significant relationship with a minor, engages in sexually suggestive conduct with that child or minor shall be imprisoned for not more than 180 days, or fined in an amount not to exceed $1,000, or both.
b
For the purposes of this section, the term "sexually suggestive conduct" means engaging in any of the following acts in a way which is intended to cause or reasonably causes the sexual arousal or sexual gratification of any person:
1
Touching a child or minor inside his or her clothing;
2
Touching a child or minor inside or outside his or her clothing close to the genitalia, anus, breast, or buttocks;
3
Placing one's tongue in the mouth of the child or minor; or
4
Touching one's own genitalia or that of a third person.

Historical and Statutory

Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 216(e) of Omnibus Public Safety Emergency Amendment Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-445, July 19, 2006, 53 DCR 6443). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 216(e) of Omnibus Public Safety Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-490, October 18, 2006, 53 DCR 8686). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 216(e) of Omnibus Public Safety Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-10, January 16, 2007, 54 DCR 1479). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 216(e) of Omnibus Public Safety Second Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-25, April 19, 2007, 54 DCR 4036). For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 511(a) of Public Safety Legislation Sixty-Day Layover Emergency Amendment Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-693, January 18, 2011, 58 DCR 640). For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 511(a) of Public Safety Legislation Sixty-Day Layover Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2011 (D.C. Act 19-45, April 20, 2011, 58 DCR 3701). Legislative History of Laws For Law 16-306, see notes following § 22-404. DC CODE § 22-3010.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-257, § 209a, as added Apr. 24, 2007, D.C. Law 16-306, § 216(e), 53 DCR 8610.)