[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Snow Hill as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-9-2001 by Ord. No. 2000-10]
This article shall be known as "Lascivious Conduct With Minors."
It shall be unlawful for any person 18 years of age or older to, with lascivious intent, knowingly and intentionally expose his or her sexual or genital parts to any child under the age of 14 years to whom such person is not legally married, or propose that any such child expose his or her sexual or genital parts to such person.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Has its ordinary meaning of lewd or lustful conduct. The circumstances surrounding the event, any inducements, threats, objects, utterances or suggestions made by the person can also be used to infer lascivious intent. It describes a state of mind that is eager for sexual indulgence, desirous of inciting to lust or of inciting sexual desire and appetite.
Any duly authorized law enforcement officer may enforce the provisions of this article.
Any person who shall violate the provisions of this article shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine up to $1,000 and/or six months' imprisonment.