A person who, knowing of its character and content, acquires and knowingly distributes any sexually expressive image created without the knowledge and consent of the person depicted, is guilty of unlawful acquisition and distribution of a sexually expressive image.
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF OFFENSE CHARGED
The State’s burden of proof is satisfied if the evidence shows, beyond a reasonable doubt, the following essential elements:
1) On or about [month] [day] [year], in [County], North Dakota,
2) The Defendant, _______________;
3) Knowing of its character and content;
4) Acquired and knowingly distributed a sexually expressive image which was created without the consent of the person depicted.
Sexually expressive image means a photograph or visual representation that exhibits a nude or partially denuded human figure, or sexual conduct.
Nude or partially denuded human figure means less than completely and opaquely covered human genitals, pubic regions, female breasts or a female breast, if the breast or breasts are exposed below a point immediately above the top of the areola, or human buttocks; and includes human male genitals in a discernibly turgid state even if completely and opaquely covered.