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The DC Code: § 22-4016 No change in age of consent; registration not required for offenses between consenting adults.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)
a
This chapter does not change the age of consent for any sexual conduct under any law of the District of Columbia.
b
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the following do not constitute registration offenses:
1
Any sexual offense between consenting adults or an attempt, conspiracy or solicitation to commit such an offense, except for offenses to which consent is not a defense as provided in § 22-3017;
2
Any misdemeanor offense that involved a person's sexual touching or attempted or solicited sexual touching of an undercover law enforcement officer where the person believed that the officer was an adult; and
3
Any misdemeanor offense committed against an adult, except where the offender agrees in a plea agreement to be subject to sex offender registration requirements.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-137, see notes following § 22-4001. DC CODE § 22-4016 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 11, 2000, D.C. Law 13-137, § 17, 47 DCR 797.)