Question: Can a 16 year old date a 19 year old in Oregon?

In Oregon, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 18), even if the sex is consensual. Those who break the law have committed statutory rape.

Can 19 year old date a 16 year old?

4 attorney answers There are no laws regulating dating, only sexual contact with minors. While the age of consent for the purposes of statutory rape is 16, there are other charges that can be filed against an adult who has sexual contact with a minor (under 18).

Is it illegal for a 16 year old to sleep with a 19 year old?

In New South Wales, the age of consent is fixed by law at 16 for both heterosexual and homosexual sex. It is important to understand that it is not a crime for children under 16 to have sex! The law criminalises people who have sex with under-16-year-olds.

Can a 16 year old date a 20 year old in Oregon?

There are no laws about dating. There are, however, extremely strict and specific laws about who one can have sex with. It is against the law in Oregon to have sex with anyone who is under age 18.

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