Byrne had refused to sign the bill into law. Misdemeanor carnal knowledge of a juvenile is sexual intercourse with consent between someone age 17 to 19 and someone age 15 to 17 when the difference in their ages is greater than two years. Nevada However, there exist in the legislation defenses to prosecution if the defendant is close-in-age to the "victim" or a spouse of the "victim". As of the state was attempting to prosecute a year-old man who had oral sex with a year-old girl with a "crimes against nature" law, an anti-sodomy which forbids people from engaging in anal and oral sex and makes these acts a felony offense. February 4, This is a Class B or C felony.
Louisiana Statutory Rape Laws
There are two laws concerning age of consent in Texas:
Ages of consent in the United States
Moreover, if the female is 16 or 17, and the male is 3 years older, that man has also committed rape. The age of consent in Massachusetts is Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the Fourth Degree.