§ 2256. Definitions for chapter

For the purposes of this chapter, the term -

  • (1) "minor" means any person under the age of eighteen years;
  • (2) "sexually explicit conduct" means actual or simulated -
    • (A) sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital, or oral-anal, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex;
    • (B) bestiality;
    • (C) masturbation;
    • (D) sadistic or masochistic abuse; or
    • (E) lascivious exhibition of the genitals or pubic area of any person;
  • (3) "producing" means producing, directing, manufacturing, issuing, publishing, or advertising;
  • (4) "organization" means a person other than an individual;
  • (5) "visual depiction" includes undeveloped film and videotape;
  • (6) "computer" has the meaning given that term in section 1030 of this title; and
  • (7) "custody or control" includes temporary supervision over or responsibility for a minor whether legally or illegally obtained.

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