(1) A person is guilty of child molestation in the first degree when the person has, or knowingly causes another person under the age of eighteen to have, sexual contact with another who is less than twelve years old and not married to the perpetrator and the perpetrator is at least thirty-six months older than the victim.
(2) Child molestation in the first degree is a class A felony.
[1994 c 271 § 303; 1990 c 3 § 902; 1988 c 145 § 5.]
Intent—1994 c 271:
See note following RCW 9A.44.010
Purpose—Severability—1994 c 271:
See notes following RCW 9A.28.020
Index, part headings not law—Severability—Effective dates—Application—1990 c 3:
See RCW 18.155.900
Effective date—Savings—Application—1988 c 145:
See notes following RCW 9A.44.010