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  566.010.  Chapter 566 and chapter 568 definitions. — As used in this chapter and chapter 568, the following terms mean:

  (1)  "Aggravated sexual offense", any sexual offense, in the course of which, the actor:

  (a)  Inflicts serious physical injury on the victim;

  (b)  Displays a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument in a threatening manner;

  (c)  Subjects the victim to sexual intercourse or deviate sexual intercourse with more than one person;

  (d)  Had previously been found guilty of an offense under this chapter or under section 573.200, child used in sexual performance; section 573.205, promoting sexual performance by a child; section 573.023, sexual exploitation of a minor; section 573.025, promoting child pornography in the first degree; section 573.035, promoting child pornography in the second degree; section 573.037, possession of child pornography; or section 573.040, furnishing pornographic materials to minors; or has previously been found guilty of an offense in another jurisdiction which would constitute an offense under this chapter or said sections;

  (e)  Commits the offense as part of an act or series of acts performed by two or more persons as part of an established or prescribed pattern of activity; or

  (f)  Engages in the act that constitutes the offense with a person the actor knows to be, without regard to legitimacy, the actor's:

  a.  Ancestor or descendant by blood or adoption;

  b.  Stepchild while the marriage creating that relationship exists;

  c.  Brother or sister of the whole or half blood; or

  d.  Uncle, aunt, nephew, or niece of the whole blood;

  (2)  "Commercial sex act", any sex act on account of which anything of value is given to or received by any person;

  (3)  "Deviate sexual intercourse", any act involving the genitals of one person and the hand, mouth, tongue, or anus of another person or a sexual act involving the penetration, however slight, of the penis, female genitalia, or the anus by a finger, instrument or object done for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of any person or for the purpose of terrorizing the victim;

  (4)  "Forced labor", a condition of servitude induced by means of:

  (a)  Any scheme, plan, or pattern of behavior intended to cause a person to believe that, if the person does not enter into or continue the servitude, such person or another person will suffer substantial bodily harm or physical restraint; or

  (b)  The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process;

  (5)  "Sexual conduct", sexual intercourse, deviate sexual intercourse or sexual contact;

  (6)  "Sexual contact", any touching of another person with the genitals or any touching of the genitals or anus of another person, or the breast of a female person, or such touching through the clothing, for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of any person or for the purpose of terrorizing the victim;

  (7)  "Sexual intercourse", any penetration, however slight, of the female genitalia by the penis.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1987 H.B. 341, A.L. 1991 H.B. 566, A.L. 1994 S.B. 693, A.L. 2000 S.B. 757 & 602, A.L. 2002 S.B. 969, et al., A.L. 2006 H.B. 1698, et al., A.L. 2014 S.B. 491, A.L. 2017 S.B. 34)


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