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Legal Statutes: Arizona

UPDATED September 15, 2017

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Chapter 14. Sexual Offenses

back to top§ 13-1405. Sexual conduct with a minor; classification; definition

A. A person commits sexual conduct with a minor by intentionally or knowingly engaging in sexual intercourse or oral sexual contact with any person who is under eighteen years of age.

B. Sexual conduct with a minor who is under fifteen years of age is a class 2 felony and is punishable pursuant to § 13-705. Sexual conduct with a minor who is at least fifteen years of age is a class 6 felony. Sexual conduct with a minor who is at least fifteen years of age is a class 2 felony if the person is or was in a position of trust and the convicted person is not eligible for suspension of sentence, probation, pardon or release from confinement on any basis except as specifically authorized by § 31-233, subsection A or B until the sentence imposed has been served or commuted.

Added by Laws 1977, Ch. 142, § 63, eff. Oct. 1, 1978. Amended by Laws 1983, Ch. 202, § 8; Laws 1985, Ch. 364, § 18, eff. May 16, 1985; Laws 1990, Ch. 384, § 2; Laws 1993, Ch. 255, § 25, eff. Jan. 1, 1994; Laws 1997, Ch. 217, § 1; Laws 2008, Ch. 210, § 1; Laws 2008, Ch. 301, § 58, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Laws 2011, Ch. 58, § 1; Laws 2015, Ch. 209, § 4.