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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 063 : Obscenity

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 2804a)
  • § 2804a. Publicly displaying sex or nudity for advertising purposes

    No person may knowingly, publicly display nudity or sex for advertising purposes. A violation of this section occurs if a person:

    (1) displays publicly or causes to be displayed publicly for advertising purposes a picture, photograph, drawing, sculpture, or other visual representation or image, including any such representation or image which is communicated, transmitted, or stored electronically, of a person or portion of the human body that depicts nudity, sado-masochistic abuse, sexual conduct, or sexual excitement, which is harmful to minors, or any page, poster, or other written or printed matter bearing such representation or a verbal description or narrative account of such items or activities; or

    (2) permits any public display described in this section on premises owned, rented, or operated by him or her; or

    (3) for advertising purposes, purchases space in any newspaper, magazine, or other circular, printed in this State, in order to insert any article or advertisement which contains material harmful to minors. (Added 1973, No. 204 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; amended 1999, No. 124 (Adj. Sess.), § 8.)