1172 – Bill No. 152 Sexual Offenses

Bill No. 152                                Ordinance No 1172

AN ORDINANCE REGULATING AGAINST SEXUAL OFFENSES

BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, as follows:

Article 1.  Sexual misconduct.

            a.  A person commits the crime of sexual misconduct if:

1. Being less than seventeen (17) years old, he has sexual intercourse with another person to whom he is not married who is fourteen (14) or fifteen (15) years old

2. He engages in deviate sexual intercourse with another person to whom he is not married and who is under the age of seventeen (17) years;

3. He has deviate sexual intercourse with another person of the same sex.

Article 2.  Sexual abuse in the third degree.

A person commits the crime of sexual abuse in the third degree if he subjects another person to whom he is not married to sexual contact without that person’s consent

Article 3.  Indecent exposure.

A person commits the crime of indecent exposure if he knowingly exposes his genitals under circumstances in which he knows that his conduct is likely to cause affront or alarm.

Article 4. Penalties

Any person, firm or corporation violating this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction be fined in an amount of not less than one dollar ($1.00) and no more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) and the Court costs or be imprisoned or both.

All Ordinance or parts of Ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.

This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval.

Read two times and passed this 11th day of February 2003.

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Robert Cope, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Rose Entrikin, City Clerk

Ayes: Lees, Humble, Greco and Miller

Nays: None

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