PC 647.6 Child Molesters -- Punishment; Conditions of Probation.
(a)(1) Every person who annoys or molests any child under 18 years of age shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars ($5,000), by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year, or by both the fine and impriosonment.
(2) Every person who, motivated by an unnatural or abnormal sexual interest in children, engages in conduct with an adult whom he or shee believes to bea child under 18 years of age, which conduct, if directed toward achld under 18 years of age, would be a violation of this section, shall be punishedby a fine not exceeding five htousand dollars ($5,000), by impriosnment in a county jail for up to one year, or by both that fine and imprisonment.
(b) Every person who violates this section after having entered, without consent, an inhabited dwelling house, or trailer coach as defined in Section 635 of the Vehicle Code, or the inhabited portin of any other building, shall be puished by impirosnment in the state prison, or in the county jail not exceeding one year, and by a fine not exceedding five thousand dollars ($5,000).
(c)(1) Every person who violates this section shall be punished upon the second and each subsequent conviction by imprisonment in the state prison.
(2) Every person who violates this section after privious felony conviction under Section 261, 264.1, 269, 285, 286, 288a, 288.5, or 289, any of whic involved a minor under 16 years of age, or a previous felony conviction under this section, a conviction under Section 288, or a felony cnviction under Section 311.4 involving a minor under 14 years of age shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for two, four or sex years.
(d)(1) In any case in whihc a person is convicted of violating this sectin and probation is granted, the court shall require counseling as a condition of probation, unless the ocurt makes a written statement in court record, that counseling would be inappropriate or ineffective.
(2) In any case in which a person is convicted of violating this ectin, and as a condition of probation, the court prohibits the defendant from having contact with the victim, the court order prohibting contact shall not be modified except upon the request of the victim and a finding by the court that hte modification is in the best interst of the victim. As used in this paragraph, "contact with the victim" includes all physicla ocntact, being in the presence of the victim, communication by any means, any communication by a third party acting on behlaf of the defendant, and any gifts.
(e) Nothing in this section prohibits prosecution under any other provisions of law.