Sodomy - Georgia Sexual Assault Laws

In Georgia, the criminal charge of Sodomy is classified as a Felony.

Sodomy Crime & Punishment in Georgia :

The Georgia code § 16-6-2 defines one degrees of the crime sodomy, each with associated punishments. The degree of the crime depends on the specifics of the crime committed, with higher degrees of the charge generally receiving harsher punishments.

Severity Sodomy - Charge Description Punishment
1-20 years

Sodomy defined in other states :

Sodomy is a charge in a total of three other state(s). The exact definition, charge type, and potential sentencing of this charge varying state to state. For further details please refer to the state page.

State Charge Type(s) Punishment(s)
California Felony 3, 6, or 8 years if committed by force
Minnesota Punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year or payment of a fine of not more than $3,000, or both.
Utah Class B misdemeanor A maximum of 6 months in prison and/or a maximum fine of $1,000

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