46.3618 Child molesting.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.3618]

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a person commits the crime of child molesting if he engages in sexual intercourse or deviate sexual intercourse with a minor of the age of 12 years or under.

(b) Child molesting is a class A felony, the sentence of imprisonment for which must include a prison term of at least 10 years. This prison term is served without probation or parole.

History: 1981, PL 17-27 § 1.