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OREGON SEXUAL ABUSE CRIMES

   ORS 163.415 Sexual abuse in the third degree (Sex Abuse III). (1) A person commits the crime of sexual abuse in the third degree if:

   (a) The person subjects another person to sexual contact and:

   (A) The victim does not consent to the sexual contact; or

   (B) The victim is incapable of consent by reason of being under 18 years of age; or

   (b) For the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of the person or another person, the person intentionally propels any dangerous substance at a victim without the consent of the victim.

   (2) Sexual abuse in the third degree is a Class A misdemeanor.

   (3) As used in this section, “dangerous substance” means blood, urine, semen or feces. [1971 c.743 §115; 1979 c.489 §1; 1991 c.830 §1; 1995 c.657 §11; 1995 c.671 §9; 2009 c.616 §1]

   ORS 163.425 Sexual abuse in the second degree (Sex Abuse II). (1) A person commits the crime of sexual abuse in the second degree when:

   (a) The person subjects another person to sexual intercourse, deviate sexual intercourse or, except as provided in ORS 163.412, penetration of the vagina, anus or penis with any object other than the penis or mouth of the actor and the victim does not consent thereto; or

   (b)(A) The person violates ORS 163.415 (1)(a)(B);

   (B) The person is 21 years of age or older; and

   (C) At any time before the commission of the offense, the person was the victim’s coach as defined in ORS 163.426.

   (2) Sexual abuse in the second degree is a Class C felony. [1971 c.743 §116; 1983 c.564 §1; 1991 c.386 §14; 1991 c.830 §2; 2009 c.876 §2]

   ORS 163.426 Crime category classification for sexual abuse in the second degree. (1) As used in this section, “coach” means a person who instructs or trains an individual or members of a team in a sport.

   (2) The Oregon Criminal Justice Commission shall classify sexual abuse in the second degree as described in ORS 163.425 (1)(a) as a crime category 8 of the sentencing guidelines grid of the commission if:

   (a) The victim is incapable of consent by reason of being under 18 years of age;

   (b) The offender is 21 years of age or older; and

   (c) At any time before the commission of the offense, the offender was the victim’s coach. [2009 c.876 §1]

   ORS 163.427 Sexual abuse in the first degree (Sex Abuse I). (1) A person commits the crime of sexual abuse in the first degree when that person:

   (a) Subjects another person to sexual contact and:

   (A) The victim is less than 14 years of age;

   (B) The victim is subjected to forcible compulsion by the actor; or

   (C) The victim is incapable of consent by reason of being mentally defective, mentally incapacitated or physically helpless; or

   (b) Intentionally causes a person under 18 years of age to touch or contact the mouth, anus or sex organs of an animal for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of a person.

   (2) Sexual abuse in the first degree is a Class B felony. [1991 c.830 §3; 1995 c.657 §12; 1995 c.671 §10]


These crimes generally requires registration as a  sex offender in Oregon.  Sex Abuse I and III involve touching; while Sex Abuse II involves intercourse or oral sex.


David N Lesh
Oregon Sexual Abuse Defense
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503.546.2928
434 NW 19th Avenue
Portland, OR  97209


TIP:  Sex Abuse I is a Ballot Measure 11 offense.

 

 

David Lesh Mini Biography

Oregon attorney since 1990;

Former prosecutor (5 years);

Former lawyer to the Portland Police Bureau (3+ years);

Sought after criminal defense attorney (11+ years).