Fourth Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct
A person is guilty of criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree if he or she engages in sexual contact with another person and any of the following apply:
- Force or coercion is used to accomplish the sexual contact.
- The actor has reason to know that the victim is mentally incapable, incapacitated, or physically helpless.
- That other person is under jurisdiction of the department of corrections, and the actor is an employee or a contractual employee or volunteer with, the department of corrections who has knowledge that the other person is under the jurisdiction of the department of corrections.
- Criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 2 years, or by a fine of not more than $500.00 or both.
This is a broken down outline of what constitutes each degree of criminal sexual conduct. For more details on each degree of sexual conduct, download the file here.