Sexting Laws in Virginia

    sexting laws in virginiaSexting Laws in Virginia:

    Currently, Virginia does not have a separate law for sexting. As a result, any person regardless of age caught producing, distributing and/or possessing images or videos containing minors engaging in sexual act is charged under the state’s child pornography laws.

    Under these laws, the individual is charged with a felony. If convicted, the individual faces jail time of up to 30 years in prison and must register as a sex offender.

    Exemption is not available for minors who sext sexual images to other minors.

     

    Punishments:

    • Charged with a felony.
    • Up to 30 years in prison.
    • Must register as a sex offender.

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