A Class 1 felony, penalties include a fine of up to ,000, up to 50 years in prison, or both.
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Their incapacity is written into the statute—hence the term, “statutory” rape.
The age of consent can vary among states, and some states differentiate between consensual sex between minors who are close in age (for example, two teenagers of the same age), as opposed to sex between a minor and a much older adult.
Defendants accused of statutory rape often claim that they had no reason to know that their partner was underage.