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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 2260                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 110 - SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND OTHER ABUSE OF CHILDREN

HEAD

    Sec. 2260. Production of sexually explicit depictions of a minor
      for importation into the United States

STATUTE

      (a) Use of Minor. - A person who, outside the United States,
    employs, uses, persuades, induces, entices, or coerces any minor to
    engage in, or who has a minor assist any other person to engage in,
    or who transports any minor with the intent that the minor engage
    in any sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing any
    visual depiction of such conduct or for the purpose of transmitting
    a live visual depiction of such conduct, intending that the visual
    depiction will be imported or transmitted into the United States or
    into waters within 12 miles of the coast of the United States,
    shall be punished as provided in subsection (c).
      (b) Use of Visual Depiction. - A person who, outside the United
    States, knowingly receives, transports, ships, distributes, sells,
    or possesses with intent to transport, ship, sell, or distribute
    any visual depiction of a minor engaging in sexually explicit
    conduct (if the production of the visual depiction involved the use
    of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct), intending that
    the visual depiction will be imported into the United States or
    into waters within a distance of 12 miles of the coast of the
    United States, shall be punished as provided in subsection (c).
      (c) Penalties. -
        (1) A person who violates subsection (a), or attempts or
      conspires to do so, shall be subject to the penalties provided in
      subsection (e) of section 2251 for a violation of that section,
      including the penalties provided for such a violation by a person
      with a prior conviction or convictions as described in that
      subsection.
        (2) A person who violates subsection (b), or attempts or
      conspires to do so, shall be subject to the penalties provided in
      subsection (b)(1) of section 2252 for a violation of paragraph
      (1), (2), or (3) of subsection (a) of that section, including the
      penalties provided for such a violation by a person with a prior
      conviction or convictions as described in subsection (b)(1) of
      section 2252.

SOURCE

    (Added Pub. L. 103-322, title XVI, Sec. 160001(a), Sept. 13, 1994,
    108 Stat. 2036, Sec. 2258; renumbered Sec. 2260, Pub. L. 104-294,
    title VI, Sec. 601(i)(1), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3501; amended
    Pub. L. 109-248, title II, Sec. 206(b)(5), July 27, 2006, 120 Stat.
    614; Pub. L. 110-401, title III, Sec. 303, Oct. 13, 2008, 122 Stat.
    4242.)

AMENDMENTS

      2008 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110-401 inserted "or for the purpose
    of transmitting a live visual depiction of such conduct" after "for
    the purpose of producing any visual depiction of such conduct" and
    "or transmitted" after "imported".
      2006 - Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109-248 amended subsec. (c)
    generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: "A person who
    violates subsection (a) or (b), or conspires or attempts to do so -
        "(1) shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than
      10 years, or both; and
        "(2) if the person has a prior conviction under this chapter or
      chapter 109A, shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not
      more than 20 years, or both."
      1996 - Pub. L. 104-294 renumbered section 2258, relating to
    production of sexually explicit depictions of minor, as this
    section.
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