For internet solicitation or online solicitation of a minor, the method of contact must involve some type of online or electronic means.When this charge first evolved, most states restricted the application to conversations through the Internet, like those in chat rooms.the age at which an individual can legally agree to have sex) varies from state to state – and often splits along gender lines – it is definitive in one aspect: it refers to sexual acts between heterosexuals. S., sex between homosexuals is either not addressed by existing laws or is considered a crime.Recent changes in the laws governing consensual sex between minors or an adult 18 years of age and a minor 14-16 years of age have acknowledged that this intimacy is not the same as molestation.The problem typically arises when the male is 18 or 19, the female is between 14 and 16, and the parent of the younger teen presses charges.(Even Romeo would be labeled a sex offender today, as he was believed to be 16 and Juliet 13 when their relationship began.)Though the age of consent (i.e.When Shakespeare brought Romeo and Juliet to life, he was intentional in choosing two young characters as his protagonists.Then as now, two teens having consensual sex is understandable. The difference between the two situations would seem obvious. S., legally speaking, there’s little distinction between Romeo and Juliet's mutual decision and the abusive actions of a child molester.
Even worse, he may carry the stigma of being labeled a sex offender for the rest of his life.
However, as technology expanded, so did online solicitation laws.
Some laws now include conversations through any electronic messaging services, emails, or text messages.
[1973 c.836 §6; 1989 c.831 §1; 1991 c.386 §5; 1991 c.388 §1; 1991 c.830 §5; 1995 c.768 §8; 1997 c.427 §1; 1997 c.697 §3; 1997 c.850 §5; 2001 c.375 §1; 2005 c.252 §1; 2005 c.839 §1; 2007 c.840 §1; 2007 c.869 §6; 2009 c.585 §1; 2011 c.666 §2; 2011 c.681 §3; 2012 c.70 §2; 2015 c.417 §1; 2015 c.645 §5] Note: Section 31, chapter 70, Oregon Laws 2012, provides: Sec. The amendments to ORS 131.125 by sections 2 and 3 of this 2012 Act apply to offenses committed before, on or after the effective date of this 2012 Act [March 27, 2012], but do not operate to revive a prosecution barred by the operation of ORS 131.125 by section 1 of this 2015 Act apply to offenses committed before, on or after the effective date of this 2015 Act [January 1, 2016] but do not operate to revive a prosecution barred by the operation of ORS 131.125 See also annotations under ORS 131.110 in permanent edition. Cookman, 127 Or App 283, 873 P2d 335 (1994), aff'd 324 Or 19, 9 (1996) Amendment of this section that extended statute of limitations for certain misdemeanors from two to four years did not violate constitutional prohibition against ex post facto laws when applied to case where two-year period of limitations had not yet expired upon effective date of amendment. Dufort, 111 Or App 515, 827 P2d 192 (1992) Listing of sexual offense by both description and current ORS number makes described offense charged under former ORS number subject to same statute of limitations as if charged under current ORS number. Sharp, 151 Or App 122, 9 (1997), Sup Ct review denied Reporting of offense does not occur until actual communication, through oral or written narration, of facts that form basis for offense. Hutchison, 176 Or App 363, (2001) "Other governmental agency" means agency with investigative responsibility or having statutory duty to report sexual offense to agency with investigative responsibility. Walker, 192 Or App 535, 86 P3d 690 (2004), Sup Ct review denied Where statute of limitations is extended before statute of limitations applicable at time of offense has expired, application of extended statute of limitations to offense does not constitute ex post facto law. Harberts, 198 Or App 546, 1 (2005), Sup Ct review denied Extended limitation period for commencing prosecution based on misconduct in office by public officer or employee applies only where limitation period under catch-all provision has expired. Tannehill, 341 Or 205, 141 P3d 584 (2006) General three-year limitation period for charging felony applies to charge of attempted rape. Coursey, 238 Or App 647, 243 P3d 130 (2010), Sup Ct review denied For purposes of time limitations, "prosecution" refers to criminal action itself rather than filing of accusatory instrument. Baldwin, 178 Or App 289, 36 P3d 516 (2001), Sup Ct review denied Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 131—Preliminary Provisions; Limitations; Jurisdiction; Venue; Criminal Forfeiture; Crime Prevention, https:// (2015) (last accessed Jul. Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Statutes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 131, https:// (2015) (last accessed Jul. Oregon assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections.
Where warrant for defendant's arrest for unlawfully obtaining public assistance was executed three years and four months from date of alleged offense and state offered no reason for delay, indictment should have been dismissed. Barnes, 66 Or App 896, 676 P2d 344 (1984) Indictment containing two dates on which purportedly returned, one inside and one outside statute of limitations, does not satisfy statutory requirement that indictment show prosecution was commenced within period of limitation. Bovee, 76 Or App 572, 710 P2d 786 (1985), Sup Ct review denied Where defendant pleaded no contest to and was convicted of driving under influence of intoxicants in 1980 and in 1986 sought and was awarded post-conviction relief from that judgment, state's subsequent decision to continue prosecution was not barred by statute of limitations. Sisneros, 84 Or App 306, 734 P2d 355 (1987), Sup Ct review denied This section barred prosecution for theft completed more than three years before commencement of prosecution where state produced no evidence that defendant retained some form of interest in or control over the stolen property after possession was given to third-party purchaser, even though final payment was made by third party within three years of filing information. Bailey, 94 Or App 767, 767 P2d 114 (1989) Where Oregon State Bar complained to court in 19 that defendant was violating injunction for unauthorized practice of law by activities beginning in 1981, some of Bar's complaints may have been barred by laches since two years is presumptively reasonable period for initiating criminal contempt action for violations of court order. Wright, 309 Or 37, 785 P2d 340 (1990) 1989 amendments that extended statute of limitations from three to six years for certain offenses did not operate retroactively to revive cases barred from prosecution by operation of prior law. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text.
In the case of crimes described in subsection (3)(L) and (m) of this section, the victim is the child whose acts of prostitution are promoted or compelled.