46.3616 Sexual abuse in the second degree.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.3616]

(a) A person commits the crime of sexual abuse in the second degree if he subjects another person to sexual contact without that person's consent.

(b) Sexual abuse in the second degree is a class B misdemeanor unless in the course of it the actor displays a deadly weapon in a threatening manner, then the crime is a class A misdemeanor.

History: 1979,PL 16-43 § 2;amd, 2004, PL 28-16.

Case Notes:

Element of sexual contact of "purpose of arousing or gratifying sexual desire" may be inferred from defendant's conduct. A.S.G. v. Masaniai, 4 A.S.R.3d 156 (1987) (mem).

Research Guide: MCC 566.120, 15 ASC 662, 15 ASC 663.