1. As used in this section and section 710.9 unless the context otherwise requires:
a. "Criminal act" means the violation of any federal or state law.
b. "Harbor" means to provide aid, support, or shelter.
c. "Runaway child" means a person under eighteen years of age who is voluntarily absent from the person's home without the consent of the person's parent, guardian, or custodian.
2. A person shall not harbor a runaway child with the in- tent of committing a criminal act involving the child or with the intent of enticing or forcing the runaway child to commit a criminal act.
3. A person convicted of a violation of this section is guilty of an aggravated misdemeanor.
85 Acts, ch 183, §1
Referred to in § 710.9
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