Idaho House Bill No. 817
Chapter 15, Title 18, Idaho Code
RITUALIZED ABUSE OF A CHILD -- EXCLUSIONS -PENALTIES - DEFINITON.
- A person is guilty of a felony when he commits any of the following acts with, upon, or in the presence of a child as part of a ceremony, rite or any similar observance:
- Actually or in simulation, tortures, mutilates or sacrifices any warm-blooded animal or human being;
- Forces ingestion, injection or other application of any narcotic, drug, hallucinogen or anaesthetic for the purpose of dulling sensitivity, cognition, recollection of, or resistance to any criminal activity;
- Forces ingestion, or external application, of human or animal urine, feces, flesh, blood, bones, body secretions, nonprescribed drugs or chemical compounds;
- Involves the child in a mock, unauthorized or unlawful marriage ceremony with another person or representation of any force or diety, followed by sexual contact with the child;
- Places a living child into a coffin or open grave containing a human corpse or remains;
- Threatens death or serious harm to a child, his parents, family, pets or friends which instills a well-founded fear in the child that the threat will be carried out, or
- Unlawfully dissects, mutilates, or incinerates a human corpse.
- The provisions of this section shall not be construed to apply to:
- Lawful agricultural, animal husbandry, food preparation or wild game hunting and fishing practices and specifically the branding or identification of livestock;
- The lawful medical practice of circumcision or any ceremony related thereto; or
- Any state or federally approved, licensed or funded research project.
- The penalty upon conviction of a first offender shall be imprisonment in the state prison for a term of not to exceed fifteen (15) years. Upon conviction of a second or subsequent offense, the penalty shall be for a term not more than life imprisonment.
- For the purpose of this section, "child" means any person under eighteen (18) years of age.
(3) A prosecution under section 18-1506A. Idaho Code, must be commenced within three (3) years after the date of the initial disclosure by the victim.
(a) "Child witness" means a person who is under the age of sixteen (16) years and who is alleged to have been witness of, or a witness to an alleged violation of the provisions of sections 18-1501, 18-1506, 18-1507, 18-1508, 18-1506A, 18-1514, 18-6605 and 18-6608, Idaho Code.
18-5003 CANNIBALISM DEFINED - PUNISHMENT
- Any person who wilfully ingests the flesh or blood of a human being is guilty of cannibalism.
- It shall be an affirmative defense to a violation of the provisions of this section that the action was taken under extreme life-threatening conditions as the only apparent means of survival.
- Cannibalism is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison not exceeding fourteen (14) years.