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  589.015.  Definitions. — As used in sections 589.010 to 589.040:

  (1)  The term "center" shall mean the state center for the prevention and control of sexual assault established pursuant to section 589.030;

  (2)  The term "sexual assault" shall include:

  (a)  The acts of rape in the first or second degree, forcible rape, rape, statutory rape in the first degree, statutory rape in the second degree, sexual assault, sodomy in the first or second degree, forcible sodomy, sodomy, statutory sodomy in the first degree, statutory sodomy in the second degree, child molestation in the first, second, third, or fourth degree, deviate sexual assault, sexual misconduct, sexual misconduct in the first, second, or third degree, sexual abuse, and sexual abuse in the first or second degree, or attempts to commit any of the aforesaid, as these acts are defined in chapter 566;

  (b)  The act of incest, as this act is defined in section 568.020;

  (c)  The act of abuse of a child under section 568.060, which involves sexual contact;

  (d)  The act of use of a child in a sexual performance; and

  (e)  The act of enticement of a child, as defined in section 566.151, or any attempt to commit such act.


(L. 1980 H.B. 1138, et al. § 3, A.L. 1984 H.B. 1255, A.L. 1996 H.B. 974, A.L. 2008 S.B. 714, et al., A.L. 2013 H.B. 215, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

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