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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

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  566.116.  Sexual conduct with a nursing facility resident or a vulnerable person, second degree, penalty. — 1.  A person commits the offense of sexual conduct with a nursing facility resident or vulnerable person in the second degree if he or she:

  (1)  Being an owner or employee of a skilled nursing facility as defined in section 198.006, or an Alzheimer's special care unit program as defined in section 198.505, has sexual contact with a resident; or

  (2)  Being a vender, provider, agent, or employee of a certified program operated, funded, licensed, or certified by the department of mental health, has sexual contact with a vulnerable person.

  2.  The offense of sexual conduct with a nursing facility resident or vulnerable person in the second degree is a class B misdemeanor.  Any second or subsequent violation of this section is a class A misdemeanor.

  3.  The provisions of this section shall not apply to any person who is married to the resident or vulnerable person.

  4.  Consent of the victim is not a defense to a prosecution pursuant to this section.

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(L. 2002 S.B. 969, et al., A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Transferred 2014; formerly 565.200; Effective 1-01-17


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