Oregon law dating minors
Defense that the actor was less than three years older than the victim at the time of the offense First-degree rape to have sexual intercourse with a person under age 12 If i'm not wrong the actual age of consent is basically 17... (1) A person is considered incapable of consenting to a sexual act if the person is: (a) Under 18 years of age; (b) Mentally defective; (c) Mentally incapacitated; or (d) Physically helpless.If you noticed there is no offenses for sexual intercourse with persons of age 17, unless this is wrong. (2) A lack of verbal or physical resistance does not, by itself, constitute consent but may be considered by the trier of fact along with all other relevant evidence. (1) A person commits the crime of sexual abuse in the third degree if 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.^^ 163.435 Contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor.
That does not mean that you can't DATE someone under the age of 18--as long as her parents are okay with you dating. Defense that the actor was less than three years older than the victim at the time of the offense Whats this all about then?(1) A person 18 years of age or older commits the crime of contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor if: (a) Being a male, he engages in sexual intercourse with a female under 18 years of age;" Which does make 16-17 illegal but then it says that this is a class A misdeamnor.Oregon Age of Sexual Consent: 18 Third-degree rape to have sexual intercourse with a person under age 16. Say some dude turns 19 on December 20, would it be illgal for him to to date a girl that turned 16 on december 19, and not illegal to date a girl that turned 16 on december 21?Defense that the actor was less than three years older than the victim at the time of the offense Second-degree rape to have sexual intercourse with a person under age 14. It can't work any other way, because half of the year a girl would be four years younger than me, then her birthday, then we would be legit for half a year. 163.315 Incapacity to consent; effect of lack of resistance.
(3) In any prosecution under ORS 163.355 to 163.445 in which the victim's lack of consent is based solely upon the incapacity of the victim to consent because the victim is mentally defective, mentally incapacitated or physically helpless, it is an affirmative defense for the defendant to prove that at the time of the alleged offense the defendant did not know of the facts or conditions responsible for the victim's incapacity to consent. Basically, the law is not making sex between folks of the same age range criminal, but if you are an adult trying to have sex with a teen, it is criminal. However if you go further down the page you find this."163.435 Contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor.