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Legal Statutes: New York

UPDATED April 20, 2017

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Article 130. Sex Offenses

back to topSec. 130.60 Sexual abuse in the second degree

NOTE FROM WOMENSLAW.ORG -- FOR THE PURPOSES OF GETTING AN ORDER OF PROTECTION, ONLY THE REASON IN #1 BELOW IS CONSIDERED TO BE A "FAMILY OFFENSE" AND COULD QUALIFY YOU FOR AN ORDER OF PROTECTION.

A person is guilty of sexual abuse in the second degree when he or she subjects another person to sexual contact and when such other person is:

1. Incapable of consent by reason of some factor other than being less than seventeen years old; or

2. Less than fourteen years old.

Sexual abuse in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor.
(L.1965, c. 1030; amended L.2000, c. 1, § 40, eff. Feb. 1, 2001.)