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Updated: 
June 26, 2020

What is the legal definition of non-consensual sexual conduct?

Sexual conduct is when someone:

  • intentionally touches or fondles your sex organs, anus, or breast – either directly or through clothing;
  • intentionally forces you to touch or fondle his/her sex organs, anus, or breast – either directly or through clothing;
  • intentionally touches or fondles any part of the body of a child under 13 years of age; or
  • transfers or transmits semen on any part of your clothed or unclothed body, for the purpose of the his/her sexual gratification or arousal or your sexual gratification or arousal.1

Sexual conduct is “non-consensual” when any of the above acts happen without your voluntary consent/agreement.

1 740 ILCS 22/103