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Subchapter II. Sex Offenses.

back to top§ 22-3002. First degree sexual abuse.

(a) A person shall be imprisoned for any term of years or for life, and in addition, may be fined not more than the amount set forth in § 22-3571.01, if that person engages in or causes another person to engage in or submit to a sexual act in the following manner:

(1) By using force against that other person;

(2) By threatening or placing that other person in reasonable fear that any person will be subjected to death, bodily injury, or kidnapping;

(3) After rendering that other person unconscious; or

(4) After administering to that other person by force or threat of force, or without the knowledge or permission of that other person, a drug, intoxicant, or other similar substance that substantially impairs the ability of that other person to appraise or control his or her conduct.

(b) The court may impose a prison sentence in excess of 30 years only in accordance with § 22-3020 or § 24-403.01(b-2). For purposes of imprisonment following revocation of release authorized by § 24-403.01(b)(7), the offense defined by this section is a Class A felony.
(May 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-257, § 201, 42 DCR 53; June 3, 1997, D.C. Law 11-275, § 13(a), 44 DCR 1408; June 8, 2001, D.C. Law 13-302, § 7(a), 47 DCR 7249; June 11, 2013, D.C. Law 19-317, § 232(a), 60 DCR 2064.)