14-208.1. Promoting travel for unlawful sexual conduct.

(a) Definition. - For purposes of this section, the term "travel services" means transportation by air, sea, or ground; hotel or other lodging accommodations; package tours, or the provision of vouchers or coupons to be redeemed for future travel; or accommodations for a fee, commission, or other valuable consideration.

(b) Offense. - A person commits the offense of promoting travel for unlawful sexual conduct if the person sells or offers to sell travel services that the person knows to include travel for the purpose of committing any of the following offenses in this State or for the purpose of engaging in conduct that would constitute any one of the following offenses if occurring within this State:

(1) An offense under Article 7B of Chapter 14 of the General Statutes.

(2) Any of the following offenses involving the sexual exploitation of a minor:

a. G.S. 14-190.16.

b. G.S. 14-190.17.

c. G.S. 14-190.17A.

(3) Any of the following offenses involving indecent liberties with a minor:

a. G.S. 14-202.1.

b. G.S. 14-202.4.

(4) Any of the following prostitution offenses:

a. G.S. 14-204.

b. G.S. 14-205.1.

c. G.S. 14-205.2.

d. G.S. 14-205.3.

(c) Punishment. - A violation of this section is a Class G felony. (2019-158, s. 2(a).)