2020 New York Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - Specific Offenses
Title H - Offenses Against the Person Involving Physical Injury, Sexual Conduct, Restraint and Intimidation
Article 130 - Sex Offenses
130.65 - Sexual Abuse in the First Degree.

Universal Citation: NY Penal L § 130.65 (2020)
§ 130.65 Sexual abuse in the first degree.

A person is guilty of sexual abuse in the first degree when he or she subjects another person to sexual contact:

1. By forcible compulsion; or

2. When the other person is incapable of consent by reason of being physically helpless; or

3. When the other person is less than eleven years old; or

4. When the other person is less than thirteen years old and the actor is twenty-one years old or older.

Sexual abuse in the first degree is a class D felony.


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