2022 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXXVIII - Crimes and Punishment; Peace Officers and Public Defenders
Chapter 566 - Sexual Offenses
Section 566.101 - Sexual abuse, second degree, penalties.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 566.101 (2022)

Effective - 01 Jan 2017, 2 histories

566.101. Sexual abuse, second degree, penalties. — 1. A person commits the offense of sexual abuse in the second degree if he or she purposely subjects another person to sexual contact without that person's consent.

2. The offense of sexual abuse in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor, unless it is an aggravated sexual offense, in which case it is a class E 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., A.L. 2013 H.B. 215, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17

Transferred 2013; formerly 566.090


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

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