Link to this page: A person commits the crime of statutory rape in the second degree if being twenty-one years of age or older, he has sexual intercourse with another person who is less than seventeen years of age. In Helen Giddingsa Democratic member of the Texas House of Representativesfirst authored the anti student-teacher sex bill but only intended for it to take effect if the student is 17 or younger. Retrieved 11 August When is it OK?
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About Utah Crime Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor Under Code 76-5-401
Arkansas Code — Title 5. Inin Kennedy v. Friday June 15, In the s Governor of California Pete Wilson stated that there was a trend of men in their mid-to-late 20s having sex with and impregnating teenage girls around 14 years of age and that the statutory rape laws needed to be enforced to prevent this. The crime of corruption of minors is usually a crime that accompanies another "more serious" crime such as statutory rape or involuntary deviate sexual intercourse or accompanies some drug or alcohol use, possession or sale. Or, second, a person must have committed sexual penetration defined above under aggravated sexual assault while not using force and either 1 the victim was 16 or 17 and one of the following conditions was true:. By there had been civil court rulings in California stating that minors under 18 may consent to sexual activity, even though the age of consent is 18 under state criminal law.