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2021 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXXVIII - Crimes and Punishment; Peace Officers and Public Defenders
Chapter 566 - Sexual Offenses
Section 566.069 - Child molestation, third degree, penalty.
Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 566.069 (2021)
Effective - 01 Jan 2017
566.069. Child molestation, third degree, penalty. — 1. A person commits the offense of child molestation in the third degree if he or she subjects a child who is less than fourteen years of age to sexual contact.
2. The offense of child molestation in the third degree is a class C felony, unless committed by the use of forcible compulsion, in which case it is a class B felony.
(L. 2014 S.B. 491)
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