Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 566
Sexual Offenses
Section 566.100

August 28, 2013

Sexual abuse in the first degree, penalties.

566.100. 1. A person commits the offense of sexual abuse in the first degree if he or she subjects another person to sexual contact when that person is incapacitated, incapable of consent, or lacks the capacity to consent, or by the use of forcible compulsion.

2. The offense of sexual abuse in the first degree is a class C felony unless in the course thereof the actor inflicts serious physical injury or displays a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument in a threatening manner or subjects the victim to sexual contact with more than one person or the victim is less than fourteen years of age, in which case it is a class B felony.

(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1990 H.B. 1370, et al., A.L. 1991 H.B. 566, A.L. 1994 S.B. 693, A.L. 2013 H.B. 215)


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

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