§11-37-4  Second degree sexual assault. –


Published: 2015

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TITLE 11

Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-37

Sexual Assault

SECTION 11-37-4



   § 11-37-4  Second degree sexual assault.

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A person is guilty of a second-degree sexual assault if he or she engages in

sexual contact with another person and if any of the following circumstances

exist:



   (1) The accused knows or has reason to know that the victim

is mentally incapacitated, mentally disabled, or physically helpless.



   (2) The accused uses force, element of surprise, or coercion.



   (3) The accused engages in the medical treatment or

examination of the victim for the purpose of sexual arousal, gratification, or

stimulation.



History of Section.

(P.L. 1979, ch. 302, § 2; P.L. 1980, ch. 273, § 1; P.L. 1981, ch.

119, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 59, § 1; P.L. 1986, ch. 191, § 1; P.L.

2014, ch. 157, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 164, § 1.)