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Sponsor: Duane E. Bourdeaux

                  This act modifies the Criminal Code by eliminating an unnecessary reference to other
                  criminal code provisions.
                  This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
                      76-4-401, as enacted by Chapter 353, Laws of Utah 2001
                  Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
                      Section 1. Section 76-4-401 is amended to read:
                       76-4-401. Enticing a minor over the Internet -- Elements -- Penalties.
                      (1) A person commits enticement of a minor over the Internet when[, not amounting to
                  an attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation under Section 76-4-101 , 76-4-201 , or 76-4-203 ,] the
                  person knowingly uses a computer to solicit, seduce, lure, or entice, or [attempt] attempts to
                  use a computer to solicit, seduce, lure, or entice a minor or a person the defendant believes to
                  be a minor to engage in any sexual activity which is a violation of state criminal law.
                      (2) It is not a defense to the crime of enticing a minor under Subsection (1), or an
                  attempt to commit this offense, that a law enforcement officer or an undercover operative who
                  is working with a law enforcement agency was involved in the detection or investigation of the
                      (3) An enticement of a minor under Subsection (1) with the intent to commit:
                      (a) a first degree felony is a second degree felony;
                      (b) a second degree felony is a third degree felony;
                      (c) a third degree felony is a class A misdemeanor;
                      (d) a class A misdemeanor is a class B misdemeanor; and
                      (e) a class B misdemeanor is a class C misdemeanor.

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