What is the legal definition of a sexual assault offense?
A “sexual assault offense” includes:
- sexual assault in the 1st degree, 2nd degree, and 3rd degree;
- committing or attempting to commit “sexual contact” or “sexual penetration” without consent, as those terms are defined by law;
- sexual abuse by a school employee; and
- sexual assault of a child in the 1st degree, 2nd degree, and 3rd degree.1
1 NE R.S. § 28-311.11(14)