What can a 17 years old boy charge with if he had sex with a 14 years old girl in GA?

I have a question about Georgia law. What can they charged a 17 years old boy who has se with a 14 years old boy? Can the crime be a felony, or misdemeanor?What would be the minimum punishment.

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  • wizjp
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    16-6-3 G

    *** CODE SECTION *** 12/03/01

    16-6-3.

    (a) A person commits the offense of statutory rape when he or she

    engages in sexual intercourse with any person under the age of 16

    years and not his or her spouse, provided that no conviction shall

    be had for this offense on the unsupported testimony of the victim.

    (b) A person convicted of the offense of statutory rape shall be

    punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than 20

    years; provided, however, that if the person so convicted is 21

    years of age or older, such person shall be punished by imprisonment

    for not less than ten nor more than 20 years; provided, further,

    that if the victim is 14 or 15 years of age and the person so

    convicted is no more than three years older than the victim, such

    person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

    IAAL

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  • 9 years ago

    According to the Criminal Code of Georgia, if a 17 year old has sex with a 14 year old, then he is guilty of statutory rape. Since he is less than four years older than the victim it is a misdemeanour crime, not a felony..

    Source(s): Criminal Code of Georgia 16.6.3 subsection (c)..
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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    fourteen? that's a twenty year prison sentence.

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