1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Penal
  4. Part 3: Specific Offenses
  5. Title H: Offenses Against the Person Involving Physical Injury, Sexual Conduct, Restraint and Intimidation
  6. Article 130: Sex Offenses


Section 130.65 Sexual abuse in the first degree

Penal (PEN)

  A person is guilty of sexual abuse in the first degree when he or she subjects another person to sexual contact:

  1. By forcible compulsion; or

  2. When the other person is incapable of consent by reason of being physically helpless; or

  3. When the other person is less than eleven years old; or

  4. When the other person is less than thirteen years old and the actor is twenty-one years old or older.

  Sexual abuse in the first degree is a class D felony.