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705 ILCS 405/3-40

    (705 ILCS 405/3-40)
    Sec. 3-40. Minors involved in electronic dissemination of indecent visual depictions in need of supervision.
    (a) For the purposes of this Section:
    "Computer" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 17-0.5 of the Criminal Code of 2012.
    "Electronic communication device" means an electronic device, including but not limited to a wireless telephone, personal digital assistant, or a portable or mobile computer, that is capable of transmitting images or pictures.
    "Indecent visual depiction" means a depiction or portrayal in any pose, posture, or setting involving a lewd exhibition of the unclothed or transparently clothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks, or, if such person is female, a fully or partially developed breast of the person.
    "Minor" means a person under 18 years of age.
    (b) A minor shall not distribute or disseminate an indecent visual depiction of another minor through the use of a computer or electronic communication device.
    (c) Adjudication. A minor who violates subsection (b) of this Section may be subject to a petition for adjudication and adjudged a minor in need of supervision.
    (d) Kinds of dispositional orders. A minor found to be in need of supervision under this Section may be:
        (1) ordered to obtain counseling or other supportive
services to address the acts that led to the need for supervision; or
        (2) ordered to perform community service.
    (e) Nothing in this Section shall be construed to prohibit a prosecution for disorderly conduct, public indecency, child pornography, a violation of Article 26.5 (Harassing and Obscene Communications) of the Criminal Code of 2012, or any other applicable provision of law.
(Source: P.A. 99-78, eff. 7-20-15.)