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A Predominantly appeals to the prurient, shameful, or morbid interest of minors; and. B Is patently offensive to prevailing standards in the adult community in the State of Vermont as a whole with respect to what is suitable material for minors; and. C Is taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value, for minors. AmendedNo. March 23, ;No. Disseminating indecent material to a minor in the presence of the minor. Disseminating indecent material to a minor outside the presence of the minor. AddedNo. Minor electronically disseminating indecent material to another person.
It shall not be a violation of this subdivision if the person took reasonable steps, whether successful or not, to destroy or eliminate the visual depiction. An action brought under this subdivision 1 shall be filed in family court and treated as a juvenile proceeding pursuant to 33 V. Distribution of indecent material. No person may hire, employ, or permit a minor to sell, lend, distribute, or give away material, the sale, lending, distribution, or giving away of which to minors is prohibited by section of this title. Exhibition of motion pictures.
No person may, with knowledge of the character and content, exhibit a motion picture, show, or other presentation, harmful to minors as defined in subdivision 6 of this title, which in whole or part depicts nudity and sexual conduct, as defined in sectionsuch that it may be viewed by minors from public property or private property not under the control of the person exhibiting the motion picture, show, or other presentation.
April 19, Publicly displaying sex or nudity for advertising purposes. No person may knowingly, publicly display nudity or sex for advertising purposes. A violation of this section occurs if a person:.
Displaying obscene materials to minors. Vermont minor dating laws person commits the crime of displaying obscene materials to minors if, being the owner, operator, or manager of a business or acting in a managerial capacity, he or she knowingly or recklessly permits a minor who is not accompanied by his or her parent or lawful guardian to enter or remain on the premises, if in that part of the premises where the minor is so permitted to be, there is visibly displayed:.
Presumption and defense. If any part or provision of this section or its application to any person or circumstances is for any reason adjudged invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, that judgment shall be limited in its effect to the facts involved in the controversy in which that judgment shall have been rendered and shall not affect the validity of the remainder of this section or its application to other persons and circumstances; and the Legislature declares that it would have enacted this section without the invalid part, provision, or application had that invalidity been apparent.
The provisions of this chapter shall be applicable and uniform throughout the State and all political subdivisions and municipalities therein, and no local authority shall enact any ordinances, rules, or regulations in conflict with the provisions thereof.
Civil action prerequisite for criminal prosecution. Where evidence of conduct prohibited under subdivision a 2 of this title consists entirely of written matter in a book or other publication however reproduced, a criminal prosecution may be commenced only after violation of a final injunction prohibiting such conduct. Commencement of civil action. Application for the special warrant shall be on notice to defendant and include a statement setting out the circumstances which make duplication under subdivision 1 of this subsection impossible, the time and date the materials are to be seized and specify the time and date, not to exceed hours after such seizure, when such material is to be returned.
Any party or intervenor shall have the right to trial by jury to determine whether the material is harmful to minors. The verdict of the jury shall be unanimous. At the trial, all parties shall have the right to submit evidence, including expert testimony. The prosecuting officer may seek a preliminary injunction on notice to defendant and upon a showing of compelling facts which demonstrate that an irreparable harm will be inflicted on the community if the materials are disseminated until such time as a permanent injunction, if warranted, can be obtained.
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