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Legal Statutes: New York

UPDATED April 20, 2017

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Article 130. Sex Offenses

back to topSec. 130.65 Sexual abuse in the first degree

A person is guilty of sexual abuse in the first degree when he or she subjects another person to sexual contact:

1. By forcible compulsion; or

2. When the other person is incapable of consent by reason of being physically helpless; or

3. When the other person is less than eleven years old; or

4. When the other person is less than thirteen years old and the actor is twenty-one years old or older.

 

Sexual abuse in the first degree is a class D felony.

(L.1965, c. 1030. Amended L.2000, c. 1, § 41, eff. Feb. 1, 2001; L.2011, c. 26, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2011.)