566.090. 1. A person commits the crime of sexual misconduct in the first degree if such person purposely subjects another person to sexual contact without that person's consent.
2. Sexual misconduct in the first degree is a class A misdemeanor unless the actor has previously been convicted of an offense under this chapter or unless in the course thereof the actor displays a deadly weapon in a threatening manner or the offense is committed as a part of a ritual or ceremony, in which case it is a class D felony.
(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1994 S.B. 693, A.L. 2002 S.B. 969, et al., A.L. 2006 H.B. 1698, et al.)
Child abuse, definitions, actions for civil damages may be brought, when, 537.046
(2003) Texas statute making it a crime for same-sex persons to engage in certain intimate sexual conduct, as applied to adult males engaging in consensual act of sodomy in privacy of home, is unconstitutional under Due Process Clause of Fourteenth Amendment. Lawrence v. Texas, 123 S.Ct. 2472.
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