Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 37
Sexual Assault

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-37-8.8

§ 11-37-8.8. Indecent solicitation of a child.

(a) A person is guilty of indecent solicitation of a child if he or she knowingly solicits another person under eighteen (18) years of age or one whom he or she believes is a person under eighteen (18) years of age for the purpose of engaging in an act of prostitution or in any act in violation of chapter 9, 34, or 37 of this title.

(b) As used in this section, the word “solicit” or “solicitation” means to command, authorize, urge, incite, request, or advise another to perform an act by any means including, but not limited to, in person, over the phone, in writing, by computer, through the Internet, or by advertisement of any kind.

History of Section.
P.L. 2004, ch. 586, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 612, § 1.