Sexual assault- second degree - Wyoming Sexual Assault Laws

In Wyoming, the criminal charge of Sexual assault- second degree is classified as a Felony.

Sexual assault- second degree Crime & Punishment in Wyoming :

The Wyoming code § 6-2-303 defines one degrees of the crime sexual assault- 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 Sexual assault- second degree - Charge Description Punishment
  • When the actor inflicts sexual intrusion in treatment or examination of a victim for purposes or in a manner substantially inconsistent with reasonable medical practices.
  • When the perpetrator is an employee of a correctional facility and the victim is a resident of the facility.
  • When the perpetrator is in a position of authority over the victim and uses this position of authority to cause the victim to submit.
  • When the perpetrator knows or should reasonably know that the victim submits only because of a mistaken belief that the perpetrator is the victim's spouse.
  • When the perpetrator gives the victim or knows that someone else gave the victim, without the prior knowledge or consent of the victim, any substance which substantially impairs the victim's power to appraise or control her conduct.
  • When the perpetrator forces the victim to submit by any means that would prevent resistance by a victim of ordinary resolution.
  • When the perpetrator makes the victim submit by threatening to retaliate in the future against the victim or the victim's spouse, parents, brothers, sisters or children, and the victim reasonably believes the actor will execute this threat. To retaliate includes threats of kidnapping, death, serious bodily injury or extreme physical pain.
2-20 years in prison

Sexual assault- second degree defined in other states :

Sexual assault- second degree is a charge in a total of eight other state(s). The exact definition, charge type, and potential sentencing of this charge varying state to state. For further details please refer to the state page.

State Charge Type(s) Punishment(s)
Alaska Class B felony; Unclassified felony Not more than 10 years; presumptive term of 4 years for the 2nd felony and 6 years for the 3rd; Not more then 30 years
Arkansas Class B felony; Class D felony 5-20 years; up to $15,000 fine; Maximum of 6 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
Connecticut Class B felony; Class C felony 1 to 20 years in prison, up to a $15,000 fine; 1 to 10 years in prison, maximum fine of $10,000
Hawaii Class B felony Up to 10 years in jail
Nebraska Second degree and Class III felony; Third degree and Class I misdemeanor Between 20 and 1 years of imprisonment, or twenty-five thousand dollars fine, or both; 1 to 20 years; $25,000 fine
Rhode Island Felony
West Virginia Felony 10-25 years in in a state correctional facility, and/or a maximum fine of $10,000
Wisconsin Class C felony Maximum of 40 years in prison, and/or a maximum fine of $100,000

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