State Laws. A. Statutory Rape - Criminal Offenses


A child less than 16 years of age is unable to consent to sexual intercourse unless he or she is married to the defendant.[207]

Definition of Offenses

Offense Definition
Child molestation[208] Committing immoral or indecent acts to or in the presence of any child less than 16 years of age with the intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desires of the victim or the defendant.
Statutory rape[209] Sexual intercourse with someone less than 16 years of age who is not the victim’s spouse.[210]
Rape[211] Carnal knowledge[212] of a female less than 10 years of age.