Oral Sexual Battery - Louisiana Sexual Assault Laws
In Louisiana, the criminal charge of Oral Sexual Battery is classified as a Statutory Felony.
Oral Sexual Battery Crime & Punishment in Louisiana :
The Louisiana code § 14:43.3 defines one degrees of the crime oral sexual battery, 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||Oral Sexual Battery - Charge Description||Punishment|
||Up to 10 years in prison (with or without hard labor) without probation/parole/ suspension|
Louisiana law allows oral sexual battery 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 Louisiana Age of Consent, even if the victim willingly engages in sexual relations with the defendant.
Oral Sexual Battery is a charge that is unique to Louisiana. Crimes that would be prosecuted as oral sexual battery in Louisiana will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.