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Statutes: North Carolina

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Updated: 
April 23, 2021

14-27.27. Second-degree forcible sexual offense

Formerly cited as § 14-27.5

(a) A person is guilty of second degree forcible sexual offense if the person engages in a sexual act with another person:

(1) By force and against the will of the other person; or

(2) Who has a mental disability or who is mentally incapacitated or physically helpless, and the person performing the act knows or should reasonably know that the other person has a mental disability or is mentally incapacitated or physically helpless.(b) Any person who commits the offense defined in this section is guilty of a Class C felony.