State Laws. A. Statutory Rape - Criminal Offenses

09/25/2000

A child is deemed incapable of consent if he or she is less than 16 years of age.[456]

Definition of Offenses

Offense Definition
Sexual intercourse without consent[457] Sexual intercourse with someone less than 16 years of age where the defendant is not the victim’s spouse.[458]
Sexual assault[459] Sexual contact with someone less than 14 years of age where the defendant is 3 or more years older than the victim.