Code of the District of Columbia

§ 22–3010.01(Perm). Misdemeanor sexual abuse of a child or minor.

(a) Whoever, being 18 years of age or older and more than 4 years older than a child, or being 18 years of age or older and being in a significant relationship with a minor, engages in sexually suggestive conduct with that child or minor shall be imprisoned for not more than 180 days, or fined not more than the amount set forth in § 22-3571.01, or both.

(b) For the purposes of this section, the term “sexually suggestive conduct” means engaging in any of the following acts in a way which is intended to cause or reasonably causes the sexual arousal or sexual gratification of any person:

(1) Touching a child or minor inside his or her clothing;

(2) Touching a child or minor inside or outside his or her clothing close to the genitalia, anus, breast, or buttocks;

(3) Placing one’s tongue in the mouth of the child or minor; or

(4) Touching one’s own genitalia or that of a third person.