Current through 2021-2022 Regular Session Chapters 1-270, 272-305, 307
Section 16-6-22.2 - [Effective Until 7/1/2021] Aggravated sexual battery(a) For the purposes of this Code section, the term "foreign object" means any article or instrument other than the sexual organ of a person.(b) A person commits the offense of aggravated sexual battery when he or she intentionally penetrates with a foreign object the sexual organ or anus of another person without the consent of that person.(c) A person convicted of the offense of aggravated sexual battery shall be punished by imprisonment for life or by a split sentence that is a term of imprisonment for not less than 25 years and not exceeding life imprisonment, followed by probation for life, and shall be subject to the sentencing and punishment provisions of Code Sections 17-10-6.1 and 17-10-7.Amended by 2006 Ga. Laws 571,§ 16, eff. 7/1/2006.This section is set out more than once. See also § 16-6-22.2, effective 7/1/2021.