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Under Maryland law, certain sexual behaviors are not allowed, simply based on the ages of the people involved, whether or not the people agree to the behavior.

Regardless of the specific sexual behavior, the general pattern is that you can be convicted if the victim is under 16 and is 4 or more years younger than you.

Using our definition, the age of consent in Florida is 18. (2) The provisions of this section do not apply to a person 16 or 17 years of age who has had the disabilities of nonage removed under chapter 743.

794.05 Unlawful sexual activity with certain minors.-- (1) A person 24 years of age or older who engages in sexual activity with a person 16 or 17 years of age commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. (3) The victim's prior sexual conduct is not a relevant issue in a prosecution under this section.

[EDITORS NOTE: We get many comments regarding Florida and our posting of the age of consent as 18.

Individuals aged 15 or younger in Ohio are not legally able to consent to sexual activity, and such activity may result in prosecution for statutory rape.The crimes and penalties may be harsher if the victim did not consent, if the victim was physically or mentally handicapped, or in other specific cases.- It is second degree rape (a felony, for which you can go to prison for up to 20 years) to have vaginal intercourse with someone under the age of 14, if you are at least 4 years older than the victim.(d) It is a defense to prosecution under Subsection (a)(2) that the conduct consisted of medical care for the child and did not include any contact between the anus or sexual organ of the child and the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of the actor or a third party. (a) A person commits an offense: (1) if the person: (A) intentionally or knowingly: (i) causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of another person by any means, without that person’s consent; (ii) causes the penetration of the mouth of another person by the sexual organ of the actor, without that person’s consent; or (iii) causes the sexual organ of another person, without that person’s consent, to contact or penetrate the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; or (B) intentionally or knowingly: (i) causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of a child by any means; (ii) causes the penetration of the mouth of a child by the sexual organ of the actor; (iii) causes the sexual organ of a child to contact or penetrate the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; (iv) causes the anus of a child to contact the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; or (v) causes the mouth of a child to contact the anus or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; and (2) if: (A) the person: (i) causes serious bodily injury or attempts to cause the death of the victim or another person in the course of the same criminal episode; (ii) by acts or words places the victim in fear that death, serious bodily injury, or kidnapping will be imminently inflicted on any person; (iii) by acts or words occurring in the presence of the victim threatens to cause the death, serious bodily injury, or kidnapping of any person; (iv) uses or exhibits a deadly weapon in the course of the same criminal episode; (v) acts in concert with another who engages in conduct described by Subdivision (1) directed toward the same victim and occurring during the course of the same criminal episode; or (vi) administers or provides flunitrazepam, otherwise known as rohypnol, gamma hydroxybutyrate, or ketamine to the victim of the offense with the intent of facilitating the commission of the offense; (B) the victim is younger than 14 years of age; or (C) the victim is an elderly individual or a disabled individual.(e) It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under Subsection (a)(2) that: (1) the actor was not more than three years older than the victim and at the time of the offense: (A) was not required under Chapter 62, Code of Criminal Procedure, as added by Chapter 668, Acts of the 75th Legislature, Regular Session, 1997, to register for life as a sex offender; or (B) was not a person who under Chapter 62 had a reportable conviction or adjudication for an offense under this section; and (2) the victim was a child of 14 years of age or older. (b) In this section: (1) "Child" has the meaning assigned by Section 22.011(c).- It is a fourth degree sexual offense (a misdemeanor, for which you can go to prison for up to 1 year and be fined up to

Individuals aged 15 or younger in Ohio are not legally able to consent to sexual activity, and such activity may result in prosecution for statutory rape.

The crimes and penalties may be harsher if the victim did not consent, if the victim was physically or mentally handicapped, or in other specific cases.

- It is second degree rape (a felony, for which you can go to prison for up to 20 years) to have vaginal intercourse with someone under the age of 14, if you are at least 4 years older than the victim.

(d) It is a defense to prosecution under Subsection (a)(2) that the conduct consisted of medical care for the child and did not include any contact between the anus or sexual organ of the child and the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of the actor or a third party. (a) A person commits an offense: (1) if the person: (A) intentionally or knowingly: (i) causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of another person by any means, without that person’s consent; (ii) causes the penetration of the mouth of another person by the sexual organ of the actor, without that person’s consent; or (iii) causes the sexual organ of another person, without that person’s consent, to contact or penetrate the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; or (B) intentionally or knowingly: (i) causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of a child by any means; (ii) causes the penetration of the mouth of a child by the sexual organ of the actor; (iii) causes the sexual organ of a child to contact or penetrate the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; (iv) causes the anus of a child to contact the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; or (v) causes the mouth of a child to contact the anus or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; and (2) if: (A) the person: (i) causes serious bodily injury or attempts to cause the death of the victim or another person in the course of the same criminal episode; (ii) by acts or words places the victim in fear that death, serious bodily injury, or kidnapping will be imminently inflicted on any person; (iii) by acts or words occurring in the presence of the victim threatens to cause the death, serious bodily injury, or kidnapping of any person; (iv) uses or exhibits a deadly weapon in the course of the same criminal episode; (v) acts in concert with another who engages in conduct described by Subdivision (1) directed toward the same victim and occurring during the course of the same criminal episode; or (vi) administers or provides flunitrazepam, otherwise known as rohypnol, gamma hydroxybutyrate, or ketamine to the victim of the offense with the intent of facilitating the commission of the offense; (B) the victim is younger than 14 years of age; or (C) the victim is an elderly individual or a disabled individual.

(e) It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under Subsection (a)(2) that: (1) the actor was not more than three years older than the victim and at the time of the offense: (A) was not required under Chapter 62, Code of Criminal Procedure, as added by Chapter 668, Acts of the 75th Legislature, Regular Session, 1997, to register for life as a sex offender; or (B) was not a person who under Chapter 62 had a reportable conviction or adjudication for an offense under this section; and (2) the victim was a child of 14 years of age or older. (b) In this section: (1) "Child" has the meaning assigned by Section 22.011(c).

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Individuals aged 15 or younger in Ohio are not legally able to consent to sexual activity, and such activity may result in prosecution for statutory rape.The crimes and penalties may be harsher if the victim did not consent, if the victim was physically or mentally handicapped, or in other specific cases.- It is second degree rape (a felony, for which you can go to prison for up to 20 years) to have vaginal intercourse with someone under the age of 14, if you are at least 4 years older than the victim.(d) It is a defense to prosecution under Subsection (a)(2) that the conduct consisted of medical care for the child and did not include any contact between the anus or sexual organ of the child and the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of the actor or a third party. (a) A person commits an offense: (1) if the person: (A) intentionally or knowingly: (i) causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of another person by any means, without that person’s consent; (ii) causes the penetration of the mouth of another person by the sexual organ of the actor, without that person’s consent; or (iii) causes the sexual organ of another person, without that person’s consent, to contact or penetrate the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; or (B) intentionally or knowingly: (i) causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of a child by any means; (ii) causes the penetration of the mouth of a child by the sexual organ of the actor; (iii) causes the sexual organ of a child to contact or penetrate the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; (iv) causes the anus of a child to contact the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; or (v) causes the mouth of a child to contact the anus or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; and (2) if: (A) the person: (i) causes serious bodily injury or attempts to cause the death of the victim or another person in the course of the same criminal episode; (ii) by acts or words places the victim in fear that death, serious bodily injury, or kidnapping will be imminently inflicted on any person; (iii) by acts or words occurring in the presence of the victim threatens to cause the death, serious bodily injury, or kidnapping of any person; (iv) uses or exhibits a deadly weapon in the course of the same criminal episode; (v) acts in concert with another who engages in conduct described by Subdivision (1) directed toward the same victim and occurring during the course of the same criminal episode; or (vi) administers or provides flunitrazepam, otherwise known as rohypnol, gamma hydroxybutyrate, or ketamine to the victim of the offense with the intent of facilitating the commission of the offense; (B) the victim is younger than 14 years of age; or (C) the victim is an elderly individual or a disabled individual.(e) It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under Subsection (a)(2) that: (1) the actor was not more than three years older than the victim and at the time of the offense: (A) was not required under Chapter 62, Code of Criminal Procedure, as added by Chapter 668, Acts of the 75th Legislature, Regular Session, 1997, to register for life as a sex offender; or (B) was not a person who under Chapter 62 had a reportable conviction or adjudication for an offense under this section; and (2) the victim was a child of 14 years of age or older. (b) In this section: (1) "Child" has the meaning assigned by Section 22.011(c).- It is a fourth degree sexual offense (a misdemeanor, for which you can go to prison for up to 1 year and be fined up to $1,000) to engage in a sexual act with someone who is 14 or 15, if you are at least 4 years older than the victim, but not yet 21.- It is third degree sexual offense (a felony, for which you can go to prison for up to 10 years) to engage in sexual contact with someone under the age of 14, if you are at least 4 years older than the victim.Ohio statutory rape law is violated when a person has consensual sexual intercourse with an individual under age 16 whom they are not married to.A close in age exemption exists allowing minors aged 13 and older to consent to a partner under age 18. A close in age exemption, also known as "Romeo and Juliet law", is designed to prevent the prosecution of underage couples who engage in consensual sex when both participants are significantly close in age to each other, and one or both are below the age of consent.For simplicity, this table only considers vaginal intercourse, and only considers the simplest cases.The crimes related to “sexual act” and “sexual contact” are listed below the table.

,000) to engage in a sexual act with someone who is 14 or 15, if you are at least 4 years older than the victim, but not yet 21.- It is third degree sexual offense (a felony, for which you can go to prison for up to 10 years) to engage in sexual contact with someone under the age of 14, if you are at least 4 years older than the victim.Ohio statutory rape law is violated when a person has consensual sexual intercourse with an individual under age 16 whom they are not married to.A close in age exemption exists allowing minors aged 13 and older to consent to a partner under age 18. A close in age exemption, also known as "Romeo and Juliet law", is designed to prevent the prosecution of underage couples who engage in consensual sex when both participants are significantly close in age to each other, and one or both are below the age of consent.For simplicity, this table only considers vaginal intercourse, and only considers the simplest cases.The crimes related to “sexual act” and “sexual contact” are listed below the table.