While Alaska does not expressly penalize “statutory rape,” the offenses of sexual abuse target this conduct.
Sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree An actor can commit sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree by engaging in sexual penetration with a person if: (1) The offender is 16 or older and the victim is under 13 or aids, induces, causes, or encourages a person who is under 13 years of age to engage in sexual penetration with another person; (2) The offender is 18 or older, the victim is under 18, and the offender is the victim’s natural parent, stepparent, adopted parent, or legal guardian; or (3) The offender is 18 or older, the victim is under 16, and the victim is residing in the same household as the offender and the offender has authority over the victim OR the offender occupies a position of authority in relation to the victim.
A person can commit second degree sexual assault in 6 ways: (1) The offender engages in sexual contact with another person by forcible compulsion; (2) The offender engages in sexual contact with another person who is incapable of consent because he or she is: Physically helpless, or Mentally defective, or Mentally incapacitated; (3) The offender engages in sexual contact with a person and the offender is 18 years of age or older and the person (victim) is less than 14 years of age and not the offender’s spouse; (4) The offender engages in sexual contact with a minor and one of the following applies: Note: Consent is not a defense for this subsection (4).
(5) The offender engages in sexual contact with another person where the offender is a minor and the person (victim) is less than 14 years old and is not the offender’s spouse and either: (6) The offender engages in sexual contact with another person and the offender is a teacher, principal, athletic coach, or counselor in a public school in a public (k-12) school and the person (victim) is a student enrolled in the school and is less than 21 years of age. The offender engages in sexual contact with another person and (A) The victim is not the offender’s spouse; and (B) The offender is employed with a Department of Corrections, the Department of Human Services, or any jail; and (C) The victim is in the custody of a Department of Corrections, the Department of Human Services, or any jail.
While California does not expressly penalize “statutory rape,” the offenses noted below target this conduct.
An actor who knowingly subjects a person who is not the offender’s spouse to sexual contact commits sexual assault on a child if the victim is less than fifteen years of age and the actor is at least four years older than the victim.
For age dependent violations above, the defendant is able to claim that s/he reasonably believed the person to be above the applicable age threshold unless the defendant is over 20 years of age and the other person is under 14.
The court may impose the penalty of restitution besides the established penalty of imprisonment in any of the modalities indicated above.While Iowa does not expressly penalize statutory rape, sexual abuse in the 1st, 2d, and 3d degrees targets “statutory rape” under certain circumstances.Statutory rape is Sexual Abuse (1st degree) if, in the course of the commission of the sex act, defendant causes another serious injury.The provisions of (A) shall not apply unless the accused is at least three (3) years older than the victim, except when accomplished by the use of force or fear.(B) No person shall commit sexual battery on any other person.Engaging in sexual intercourse with any person under the age of 16 years and not his or her spouse, provided that no conviction shall be had for this offense on the unsupported testimony of the victim.(“Statutory rape” is commonly used to refer to sexual penetration that is illegal because it involves a youth and consent is immaterial.Consent of the other person to sexual intercourse, deviate sexual intercourse or the sexual penetration is not a defense to a prosecution under this section.Indecent contact causing the complainant to have indecent contact with the person or intentionally causing the complainant to come in contact with seminal fluid, urine, or feces for the purpose of arousing sexual desire in the person or the complainant and: A person commits the crime of aggravated sexual assault of a child if the actor is at least 18 years of age and commits sexual assault against a child under the age of 16 in violation of § 3252 and at least one of the following circumstances exists: No correctional employee, contractor, or other person providing services to offenders on behalf of the department of corrections or pursuant to a court order or in accordance with a condition of parole, probation, supervised community sentence, or furlough shall engage in a Any person that engages in a sexual relation[ship] without the consent of the spouse or former spouse, or of the person with whom he/she cohabitates or has cohabited or of the person he/she has or has had a consensual relationship, or of the person with whom he/she has procreated a son or daughter, under any of the following circumstances: The penalty to be imposed for this crime, with the exception of the modality referred to in subsection (a) of this section, shall be that of a second degree felony.Sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree An actor can commit sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree in 7 ways: Sexual abuse of a minor in the third degree An actor can commit sexual abuse of a minor in the third degree by engaging in sexual contact with a person if the offender is 17 years of age or older, the victim is 13–15, and the victim is at least 4 years younger than the offender.Sexual abuse of the fourth degree An actor can commit sexual abuse of a minor in the fourth degree by engaging in sexual contact with a person if: Unlawful sexual conduct of an adult probation department employee or juvenile court employee occurs if the employee knowingly coerces the victim to engage in sexual contact, oral sexual contact or sexual intercourse by either: An actor commits molestation of a child by intentionally or knowingly engaging in or causing a person to engage in sexual contact, (except sexual contact with the female breast) with a child who is under 15 years of age.