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Pennsylvania Statutory Rape Laws
What is the Legal Age of Consent in Pennsylvania?
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By Monica Steiner , Contributing Author. In Pennsylvania, it is illegal for an adult someone 18 or older to have sex with a minor someone younger than 16 , even if the sex is consensual. Those who break the law have committed statutory rape.
Offenses listed on this page reflect statutes current as of the effective date of this publication and do not reflect all historical offenses for which an offender may have been required to register for at the time of conviction. Criminal Attempt. For information regarding the particular offense an individual attempted to commit, please refer to the description of the listed offense. Criminal Solicitation 18 Pa.