Criminal sexual predatory conduct - Minnesota Sexual Assault Laws
In Minnesota, the criminal charge of Criminal sexual predatory conduct is classified as a Statutory unspecified crime.
Criminal sexual predatory conduct Crime & Punishment in Minnesota :
The Minnesota code § 609.3453 defines one degrees of the crime criminal sexual predatory conduct, 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 predatory conduct - Charge Description||Punishment|
|Statutory maximum sentence is 25% longer than for the underlying predatory crime or 50% longer than for the underlying predatory crime if the violation is committed by a person with a previous sex offense conviction. Person may also be sentenced to the payment of a fine of not more than $20,000.|
Minnesota law allows criminal sexual predatory conduct 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 Minnesota Age of Consent, even if the victim willingly engages in sexual relations with the defendant.
Criminal sexual predatory conduct is a charge that is unique to Minnesota. Crimes that would be prosecuted as criminal sexual predatory conduct in Minnesota will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.