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The DC Code: § 22-3008 First degree child sexual abuse.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Whoever, being at least 4 years older than a child, engages in a sexual act with that child or causes that child to engage in a sexual act shall be imprisoned for any term of years or for life and, in addition, may be fined an amount not to exceed $250,000. However, the court may impose a prison sentence in excess of 30 years only in accordance with § 22-3020 or § 24-403.01(b-2). For purposes of imprisonment following revocation of release authorized by § 24-403.01(b)(7), the offense defined by this section is a Class A felony.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-4108. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-302 added the last two sentences. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90-day) amendment of section, see § 7(b) of the Sentencing Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-410, August 11, 2000, 47 DCR 7271). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 7(b) of the Sentencing Reform Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 13-462, November 7, 2000, 47 DCR 9443). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 7(b) of Sentencing Reform Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-2, February 2, 2001, 48 DCR 2239). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 7(b) of Sentencing Reform Second Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-51, May 2, 2001, 48 DCR 4370). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-257, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-3001. For Law 13-302, see notes following § 22-722. DC CODE § 22-3008 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 23, 1995, D.C. Law 10-257, § 207, 42 DCR 53; June 8, 2001, D.C. Law 13-302, § 7(b), 47 DCR 7249.)