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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 566

< > Effective - 28 Aug 2000, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *566.068.  Until December 31, 2016 — Child molestation, second degree, penalties. — 1.  A person commits the crime of child molestation in the second degree if he or she subjects another person who is less than seventeen years of age to sexual contact.

  2.  Child molestation in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor unless the actor has previously been convicted of an offense under this chapter or in the course thereof the actor inflicts serious physical injury on any person, displays a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument in a threatening manner, or the offense is committed as part of a ritual or ceremony, in which case the crime is a class D felony.

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(L. 1994 S.B. 693, A.L. 2000 S.B. 757 & 602)

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.

CROSS REFERENCE:

Child, genital mutilation of a female child, crime, penalty, defenses, 568.065


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