ß 18.2-67.5 Attempted rape, forcible sodomy, object sexual penetration, aggravated sexual battery, and sexual battery.
A. An attempt to commit rape, forcible sodomy, or inanimate or animate object sexual penetration shall be punishable as a Class 4 felony. ÔÉĀ
B. An attempt to commit aggravated sexual battery shall be a felony punishable as a Class 6 felony. ÔÉĀ
C. An attempt to commit sexual battery is a Class 1 misdemeanor. ÔÉĀ
1981, c. 397; 1993, c. 549.
Aggravated Sexual Battery
ß 18.2-67.3 Aggravated sexual battery; penalty.
A. An accused shall be guilty of aggravated sexual battery if he or she sexually abuses the complaining witness, and ÔÉĀ
1. The complaining witness is less than 13 years of age, or ÔÉĀ
2. The act is accomplished through the use of the complaining witness‚Äôs mental incapacity or physical helplessness, or ÔÉĀ
3. The offense is committed by a parent, step-parent, grandparent, or step-grandparent and the complaining witness is at lea