Criminal Sexual Assault - Illinois Sexual Assault Laws
Criminal Sexual Assault Crime & Punishment in Illinois :
The Illinois code § 5/11-1.20 defines two degrees of the crime criminal sexual assault, 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||Criminal Sexual Assault - Charge Description||Punishment|
Class 1 felony
||4-15 years in prison|
Class X felony
||30-60 years in prison|
Criminal Sexual Assault is a charge that is unique to Illinois. Crimes that would be prosecuted as criminal sexual assault in Illinois will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.