Sexual exploitation - North Dakota Sexual Assault Laws
In North Dakota, the criminal charge of Sexual exploitation is classified as a Class C felony.
Sexual exploitation Crime & Punishment in North Dakota :
The North Dakota code § 12.1-20-06.1 defines one degrees of the crime sexual exploitation, 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||Sexual exploitation - Charge Description||Punishment|
Class C felony
||A person who is or who holds oneself out to be a therapist and who intentionally has sexual contact with a patient or client during any treatment, consultation, interview, or examination is guilty of this offense.||Up to 5 years in prison and/or a maximum fine of $5,000|
Sexual exploitation is a charge that is unique to North Dakota. Crimes that would be prosecuted as sexual exploitation in North Dakota will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.