Permitting sexual abuse of a child - Illinois Sexual Assault Laws
In Illinois, the criminal charge of Permitting sexual abuse of a child is classified as a Statutory Class 1 felony.
Permitting sexual abuse of a child Crime & Punishment in Illinois :
The Illinois code § 5/11-9.1A defines one degrees of the crime permitting sexual abuse of a child, 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||Permitting sexual abuse of a child - Charge Description||Punishment|
Class 1 felony
|4-15 years in prison|
Illinois law allows permitting sexual abuse of a child to be enforced as a statutory charge. This means that this charge can be applied to cases in which the victim is younger than the Illinois Age of Consent, even if the victim willingly engages in sexual relations with the defendant.
Permitting sexual abuse of a child is a charge that is unique to Illinois. Crimes that would be prosecuted as permitting sexual abuse of a child in Illinois will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.