Sexual contact with child under sixteen—Felony or misdemeanor.
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In some places, civil and criminal laws within the same state conflict with each other.
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Consensual sexual intercourse over the 3-year age difference where the minor is 13 to 15 years old would subject the older party to a charge of Sexual Assault, 2nd Degree, in violation of C.
Historically Pennsylvania prosecutors were only allowed to issue misdemeanor charges such as corruption of minors against teachers and coaches who had sex with 16 and year-old students.
The age of consent in Iowa is 16, with a close-in-age exemption for those aged 14 and 15, who may engage in sexual acts with partners less than 4 years older.
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If the younger party is 13, 14 or 15, the other person must be no more than 24 months older for acts of penetration, and 48 months older for sexual activity not amounting to penetration.