|HB 0590||Relating to Second Degree Statutory Rape|
|Sponsor:||GROSS||Handling House Bill:|
|Last Action:||02/13/95 - Referred H Civil and Criminal Law Committee|
HB0590 Gross, Charles
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HB 590 -- Statutory Rape
The bill changes the age requirements for the class C felony of second degree statutory rape. Under current law a person commits the crime of second degree statutory rape if he is 21 years or older and has sexual intercourse with another person who is less than 17 years of age. This bill changes 21 years to 19 years or older and 17 years to 16 years of age.