566.061. 1. A person commits the offense of sodomy in the second degree if he or she has deviate sexual intercourse with another person knowing that he or she does so without that person’s consent.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 566.061 v2

  • Deviate sexual intercourse: any act involving the genitals of one person and the hand, mouth, tongue, or anus of another person or a sexual act involving the penetration, however slight, of the penis, female genitalia, or the anus by a finger, instrument or object done for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of any person or for the purpose of terrorizing the victim. See Missouri Laws 566.010
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Sexual intercourse: any penetration, however slight, of the female genitalia by the penis. See Missouri Laws 566.010

2. The offense of sodomy in the second degree is a class C felony.

(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1994 S.B. 693, A.L. 2013 H.B. 215)

Transferred 2013; formerly 566.070

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17. Dueto the delayed effective date, both versions of this section areprinted here.

CROSS REFERENCE:

Child abuse, definitions, actions for civil damages may be brought,when, 537.046