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Legal Statutes: Missouri

UPDATED February 13, 2017

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Chapter 566. Sexual Offenses

back to top566.031. Rape in the second degree, penalties

1. A person commits the offense of rape in the second degree if he or she has sexual intercourse with another person knowing that he or she does so without that person's consent.

2. The offense of rape in the second degree is a class D felony.



(L.1977, S.B. No. 60, § 1, p. 662, eff. Jan. 1, 1979. Amended by L.1994, S.B. No. 693, § A, eff. Jan. 1, 1995. Transferred from § 566.040 and amended by L.2013, H.B. No. 215, § A, eff. Aug. 28, 2013. Amended by L.2014, S.B. No. 491, § A, eff. Jan. 1, 2017.)