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Child molestation in the first degree.

*** CHANGE IN 2021 *** (SEE 5177.SL) ***
(1) A person is guilty of child molestation in the first degree when the person has, or knowingly causes another person under the age of eighteen to have, sexual contact with another who is less than twelve years old and not married to the perpetrator and the perpetrator is at least thirty-six months older than the victim.
(2) Child molestation in the first degree is a class A felony.


Intent1994 c 271: See note following RCW 9A.44.010.
PurposeSeverability1994 c 271: See notes following RCW 9A.28.020.
Effective dateSavingsApplication1988 c 145: See notes following RCW 9A.44.010.
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