Children under 16 years of age are unable to consent to sexual penetration with someone 18 years of age or older. Children under 14 years of age are unable to consent to sexual acts regardless of the age of the defendant.
Definition of Offenses
|3rd degree sexual assault||Engaging in sexual penetration with someone over 14 years of age and less than 16 years of age where the defendant is over 18 years of age.|
|2nd degree child molestation sexual assault||Engaging in sexual contact with someone 14 years of age or younger.|
|1st degree child molestation sexual assault||Engaging in sexual penetration with someone 14 years of age or younger.|