Vermont Sexual Assault Laws

Vermont has defined eleven crimes that are used to prosecute sexual assault and related crimes within the state. Statutory laws can be used to prosecute offences that are related to the victim being below the Vermont Age of Consent, while non-statutory rape laws are often used to prosecute offences in which force or coercion was used by the assailant.

Choose any law for further information on the legal definition, charge severities (felony, misdemeanor, etc) and punishments associated with the criminal charge.

Aggravated human trafficking STATUTORY
Vermont state law § 2653, Felony
Aggravated sexual assault STATUTORY
Vermont state law § 3253, Felony
Aggravated sexual assault of a child STATUTORY
Vermont state law § 3253a, Felony
Fornication by persons prohibited to marry
Vermont state law § 205, Felony
Human Trafficking
Vermont state law § 2652, Felony
Lewd and lascivious conduct
Vermont state law § 2601, Felony
Lewd or lascivious conduct with child under 16 STATUTORY
Vermont state law § 2602, Felony
Sexual abuse of a vulnerable adult
Vermont state law § 1379, Felony
Sexual assault
Vermont state law § 3252, Felony
Sexual exploitation of a minor STATUTORY
Vermont state law § 3258, Felony
Sexual exploitation of an inmate
Vermont state law § 3257, Felony

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