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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 568

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  *568.020.  Until December 31, 2016 — Incest. — 1.  A person commits the crime of incest if he marries or purports to marry or engages in sexual intercourse or deviate sexual intercourse with a person he knows to be, without regard to legitimacy:

  (1)  His ancestor or descendant by blood or adoption; or

  (2)  His stepchild, while the marriage creating that relationship exists; or

  (3)  His brother or sister of the whole or half-blood; or

  (4)  His uncle, aunt, nephew or niece of the whole blood.

  2.  Incest is a class D felony.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1979 S.B. 234, A.L. 2006 H.B. 1698, et al.)

Effective 6-05-06

*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 REFERENCES:

Child abuse, definitions, actions for civil damages may be brought, when, 537.046

Conviction of offense, on release registration requirements and penalty for failure to comply (Megan's Law), 589.400 to 589.426


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