Attempted sexual battery - Virginia Sexual Assault Laws
In Virginia, the criminal charge of Attempted sexual battery is classified as a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Attempted sexual battery Crime & Punishment in Virginia :
The Virginia code § 18.2-67.5 defines one degrees of the crime attempted 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||Attempted sexual battery - Charge Description||Punishment|
Class 1 misdemeanor
||A maximum of 12 months in prison, and/or a maximum fine of $2,500|
Attempted sexual battery is a charge that is unique to Virginia. Crimes that would be prosecuted as attempted sexual battery in Virginia will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.