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Legal Statutes: Alabama

UPDATED July 28, 2016

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Article 4. Sexual Offenses

back to topSection 13A-6-63. Sodomy in the first degree

(a) A person commits the crime of sodomy in the first degree if:

(1) He engages in deviate sexual intercourse with another person by forcible compulsion; or

(2) He engages in deviate sexual intercourse with a person who is incapable of consent by reason of being physically helpless or mentally incapacitated; or

(3) He, being 16 years old or older, engages in deviate sexual intercourse with a person who is less than 12 years old.

(b) Sodomy in the first degree is a Class A felony.
(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, § 2315.)