On these pages you will find statutory rape law information as it is listed on each state website. We do not post what we believe the age of consent to be but rather the laws so you are more informed. Statutory rape law varies from state to state so each state page includes a link to the state website where the information was pulled from. These pages are provided to you as a helpful resource only. If you are dealing with legal matters, consult with a criminal lawyer.






Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Washington D.C.

Common Definitions:

Statutory Rape: The phrase statutory rape is a term used in some legal jurisdictions to describe consensual sexual relations that take place when an individual has sexual relations with an individual not necessarily old enough to legally consent to the behavior.

Age of Consent: The age of consent is the minimum age at which a person is considered to be legally competent of consenting to sexual acts.

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