During the course of a meeting in which the victim sought or received religious advice or counseling from the clergyperson or within 120 days after such meeting;
During a period of time in which the victim was meeting on an ongoing basis with the clergyperson to seek or receive religious advice or counseling; or
While the clergyperson was in a position of trust or authority over the victim and used that position of trust or authority to engage in the sexual conduct.
Consent is a defense under this act, unless the victim is a child less than 17 years of age.
The offense of sexual exploitation by a clergyperson is a Class C felony.
This act is identical to HB 799 (2013).
MARY GRACE BRUNTRAGERStatutes affected: