S.C. Code § 16-3-652

Current through 2024 Act No. 209.
Section 16-3-652 - Criminal sexual conduct in the first degree
(1) A person is guilty of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree if the actor engages in sexual battery with the victim and if any one or more of the following circumstances are proven:
(a) The actor uses aggravated force to accomplish sexual battery.
(b) The victim submits to sexual battery by the actor under circumstances where the victim is also the victim of forcible confinement, kidnapping, trafficking in persons, robbery, extortion, burglary, housebreaking, or any other similar offense or act.
(c) The actor causes the victim, without the victim's consent, to become mentally incapacitated or physically helpless by administering, distributing, dispensing, delivering, or causing to be administered, distributed, dispensed, or delivered a controlled substance, a controlled substance analogue, or any intoxicating substance.
(2) Criminal sexual conduct in the first degree is a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than thirty years, according to the discretion of the court.

S.C. Code § 16-3-652

Amended by 2010 S.C. Acts, Act No. 289 (HB 4202), s 5, eff. 6/11/2010.
2000 Act No. 355, Section 1; 1998 Act No. 372, Section 4; 1977 Act No. 157 Section 2.