Arizona Revised Statutes Title 13. Criminal Code § 13-3551. Definitions

In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Advertising” or “advertisement” means any message in any medium that offers or solicits any person to engage in sexual conduct in this state.

2. “Communication service provider” has the same meaning prescribed in § 13-3001 .

3. “Computer” has the same meaning prescribed in § 13-2301, subsection E .

4. “Computer system” has the same meaning prescribed in § 13-2301, subsection E .

5. “Exploitive exhibition” means the actual or simulated exhibition of the genitals or pubic or rectal areas of any person for the purpose of sexual stimulation of the viewer.

6. “Minor” means a person or persons who were under eighteen years of age at the time a visual depiction was created, adapted or modified.

7. “Network” has the same meaning prescribed in § 13-2301, subsection E .

8. “Producing” means financing, directing, manufacturing, issuing, publishing or advertising for pecuniary gain.

9. “Remote computing service” has the same meaning prescribed in § 13-3001 .

10. “Sexual conduct” means actual or simulated:

(a) Sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital or oral-anal, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex.

(b) Penetration of the vagina or rectum by any object except when done as part of a recognized medical procedure.

(c) Sexual bestiality.

(d) Masturbation, for the purpose of sexual stimulation of the viewer.

(e) Sadomasochistic abuse for the purpose of sexual stimulation of the viewer.

(f) Defecation or urination for the purpose of sexual stimulation of the viewer.

11. “Simulated” means any depicting of the genitals or rectal areas that gives the appearance of sexual conduct or incipient sexual conduct.

12. “Visual depiction” includes each visual image that is contained in an undeveloped film, videotape or photograph or data stored in any form and that is capable of conversion into a visual image.


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