SEX OFFENDER LAWS 

What Will Judges Do?

"In our view, the retroactive extensions of SORA registration clearly appear in the nature of retribution imposed against sex offenders for their past crimes."

-The Oklahoma State Supreme Court, Starkey v ODOC
Justice above vengeance, reason above emotion, and faith above fear creates a better society.

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OKLAHOMA SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS


The following is a summary of the Oklahoma Sex Offender Registration Act (OSORA) and other key laws affecting the majority of registrants. It includes the key points of registration laws in Oklahoma, but is not exhaustive list of all laws and restrictions affecting registrants in the state, as restrictions are included in many different portions of the Oklahoma legal code.

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DEFINITION OF RAPE

STATE OF OKLAHOMA

1st Session of the 53rd Legislature (2011)

HOUSE BILL 1988    By:    Hoskin

AS INTRODUCED

An Act relating to crimes and punishments; amending 21 O.S. 2001, Section 1111, as last amended by Section 5, Chapter 62, O.S.L. 2006 (21 O.S. Supp. 2010, Section 1111), which relates to rape; expanding definition of rape; and providing an effective date.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:
SECTION 1.     AMENDATORY     21 O.S. 2001, Section 1111, as last amended by Section 5, Chapter 62, O.S.L. 2006 (21 O.S. Supp. 2010, Section 1111), is amended to read as follows:
Section 1111.  A.  Rape is an act of sexual intercourse involving vaginal or anal penetration accomplished with a male or female who is not the spouse of the perpetrator and who may be of the same or the opposite sex as the perpetrator under any of the following circumstances:
1.  Where the victim is under sixteen (16) years of age;
2.  Where the victim is incapable through mental illness or any other unsoundness of mind, whether temporary or permanent, of giving legal consent;
3.  Where force or violence is used or threatened, accompanied by apparent power of execution to the victim or to another person;
4.  Where the victim is intoxicated by a narcotic or anesthetic agent, administered by or with the privity of the accused as a means of forcing the victim to submit;
5.  Where the victim is at the time unconscious of the nature of the act and this fact is known to the accused;
6.  Where the victim submits to sexual intercourse under the belief that the person committing the act is a spouse, and this belief is induced by artifice, pretense, or concealment practiced by the accused or by the accused in collusion with the spouse with intent to induce that belief.  In all cases of collusion between the accused and the spouse to accomplish such act, both the spouse and the accused, upon conviction, shall be deemed guilty of rape;
7.  Where the victim is under the legal custody or supervision of a state agency, a federal agency, a county, a municipality or a political subdivision and engages in sexual intercourse with a state, federal, county, municipal or political subdivision employee or an employee of a contractor of the state, the federal government, a county, a municipality or a political subdivision that exercises authority over the victim; or
8.  Where the victim is at least sixteen (16) years of age and is less than twenty (20) years of age and is a student, or under the legal custody or supervision of any public or private elementary or secondary school, junior high or high school, or public vocational school, and engages in sexual intercourse with a person who is eighteen (18) years of age or older and is an employee of the same school system; or
9.  Where the victim is at least sixteen (16) years of age and is less than twenty (20) years of age and engages in sexual intercourse with a person who is in a ministerial role with respect to the victim.  A person who is in a "ministerial role" includes, but is not limited to, pastors, clergy, religious leaders and youth ministers.
B.  Rape is an act of sexual intercourse accomplished with a male or female who is the spouse of the perpetrator if force or violence is used or threatened, accompanied by apparent power of execution to the victim or to another person.
SECTION 2.  This act shall become effective November 1, 2011.

53-1-5330    GRS    12/10/10