N.Y. Penal Law Section 130.20
Sexual misconduct


A person is guilty of sexual misconduct when:

1.

He or she engages in sexual intercourse with another person without such person’s consent; or

2.

He or she engages in oral sexual conduct or anal sexual conduct with another person without such person’s consent; or

3.

He or she engages in sexual conduct with an animal or a dead human body. Sexual misconduct is a class A misdemeanor. * NB Effective until September 1, 2024 * § 130.20 Sexual misconduct. A person is guilty of sexual misconduct when:

1.

He or she engages in vaginal sexual contact with another person without such person’s consent; or

2.

He or she engages in oral sexual contact with another person without such person’s consent; or

3.

He or she engages in anal sexual contact with another person without such person’s consent; or

4.

He or she engages in sexual conduct with an animal or a dead human body. Sexual misconduct is a class A misdemeanor. * NB Effective September 1, 2024

Source: Section 130.20 — Sexual misconduct, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/130.­20 (updated Feb. 2, 2024; accessed Jul. 6, 2024).

Accessed:
Jul. 6, 2024

Last modified:
Feb. 2, 2024

§ 130.20’s source at nysenate​.gov

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