Statutory Sodomy- second degree - Missouri Sexual Assault Laws
In Missouri, the criminal charge of Statutory Sodomy- second degree is classified as a Statutory Class C Felony.
Statutory Sodomy- second degree Crime & Punishment in Missouri :
The Missouri code § 566.064 defines one degrees of the crime statutory sodomy- second degree, 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||Statutory Sodomy- second degree - Charge Description||Punishment|
Class C Felony
|Up to 7 years|
Missouri law allows statutory sodomy- second degree 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 Missouri Age of Consent, even if the victim willingly engages in sexual relations with the defendant.
Statutory Sodomy- second degree is a charge that is unique to Missouri. Crimes that would be prosecuted as statutory sodomy- second degree in Missouri will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.