Oregon state laws on dating a minor
Solicitation of a minor involves a defendant asking or engaging in a conversation with a minor and during the course of that conversation, the defendant asks (or solicits) the minor to meet them for the purpose of engaging in a sexual act.Online solicitation of a minor is a common form of solicitation of a minor, and involves communication through the internet during which the solicitation occurs.[1973 c.836 §6; 1989 c.831 §1; 1991 c.386 §5; 1991 c.388 §1; 1991 c.830 §5; 1995 c.768 §8; 1997 c.427 §1; 1997 c.697 §3; 1997 c.850 §5; 2001 c.375 §1; 2005 c.252 §1; 2005 c.839 §1; 2007 c.840 §1; 2007 c.869 §6; 2009 c.585 §1; 2011 c.666 §2; 2011 c.681 §3; 2012 c.70 §2; 2015 c.417 §1; 2015 c.645 §5] Note: Section 31, chapter 70, Oregon Laws 2012, provides: Sec. The amendments to ORS 131.125 by sections 2 and 3 of this 2012 Act apply to offenses committed before, on or after the effective date of this 2012 Act [March 27, 2012], but do not operate to revive a prosecution barred by the operation of ORS 131.125 by section 1 of this 2015 Act apply to offenses committed before, on or after the effective date of this 2015 Act [January 1, 2016] but do not operate to revive a prosecution barred by the operation of ORS 131.125 See also annotations under ORS 131.110 in permanent edition. Cookman, 127 Or App 283, 873 P2d 335 (1994), aff'd 324 Or 19, 9 (1996) Amendment of this section that extended statute of limitations for certain misdemeanors from two to four years did not violate constitutional prohibition against ex post facto laws when applied to case where two-year period of limitations had not yet expired upon effective date of amendment. Dufort, 111 Or App 515, 827 P2d 192 (1992) Listing of sexual offense by both description and current ORS number makes described offense charged under former ORS number subject to same statute of limitations as if charged under current ORS number. Sharp, 151 Or App 122, 9 (1997), Sup Ct review denied Reporting of offense does not occur until actual communication, through oral or written narration, of facts that form basis for offense. Hutchison, 176 Or App 363, (2001) "Other governmental agency" means agency with investigative responsibility or having statutory duty to report sexual offense to agency with investigative responsibility. Walker, 192 Or App 535, 86 P3d 690 (2004), Sup Ct review denied Where statute of limitations is extended before statute of limitations applicable at time of offense has expired, application of extended statute of limitations to offense does not constitute ex post facto law. Harberts, 198 Or App 546, 1 (2005), Sup Ct review denied Extended limitation period for commencing prosecution based on misconduct in office by public officer or employee applies only where limitation period under catch-all provision has expired. Tannehill, 341 Or 205, 141 P3d 584 (2006) General three-year limitation period for charging felony applies to charge of attempted rape. Coursey, 238 Or App 647, 243 P3d 130 (2010), Sup Ct review denied For purposes of time limitations, "prosecution" refers to criminal action itself rather than filing of accusatory instrument. Baldwin, 178 Or App 289, 36 P3d 516 (2001), Sup Ct review denied Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 131—Preliminary Provisions; Limitations; Jurisdiction; Venue; Criminal Forfeiture; Crime Prevention, https:// (2015) (last accessed Jul. Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Statutes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 131, https:// (2015) (last accessed Jul. Oregon assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections.Where warrant for defendant's arrest for unlawfully obtaining public assistance was executed three years and four months from date of alleged offense and state offered no reason for delay, indictment should have been dismissed. Barnes, 66 Or App 896, 676 P2d 344 (1984) Indictment containing two dates on which purportedly returned, one inside and one outside statute of limitations, does not satisfy statutory requirement that indictment show prosecution was commenced within period of limitation. Bovee, 76 Or App 572, 710 P2d 786 (1985), Sup Ct review denied Where defendant pleaded no contest to and was convicted of driving under influence of intoxicants in 1980 and in 1986 sought and was awarded post-conviction relief from that judgment, state's subsequent decision to continue prosecution was not barred by statute of limitations. Sisneros, 84 Or App 306, 734 P2d 355 (1987), Sup Ct review denied This section barred prosecution for theft completed more than three years before commencement of prosecution where state produced no evidence that defendant retained some form of interest in or control over the stolen property after possession was given to third-party purchaser, even though final payment was made by third party within three years of filing information. Bailey, 94 Or App 767, 767 P2d 114 (1989) Where Oregon State Bar complained to court in 19 that defendant was violating injunction for unauthorized practice of law by activities beginning in 1981, some of Bar's complaints may have been barred by laches since two years is presumptively reasonable period for initiating criminal contempt action for violations of court order. Wright, 309 Or 37, 785 P2d 340 (1990) 1989 amendments that extended statute of limitations from three to six years for certain offenses did not operate retroactively to revive cases barred from prosecution by operation of prior law. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text.In the case of crimes described in subsection (3)(L) and (m) of this section, the victim is the child whose acts of prostitution are promoted or compelled.Except as provided in subsection (9) of this section or as otherwise expressly provided by law, prosecutions for other offenses must be commenced within the following periods of limitations after their commission: If the offense has as a material element either fraud or the breach of a fiduciary obligation, prosecution may be commenced within one year after discovery of the offense by an aggrieved party or by a person who has a legal duty to represent an aggrieved party and who is not a party to the offense, but in no case shall the period of limitation otherwise applicable be extended by more than three years; If the offense is based upon misconduct in office by a public officer or employee, prosecution may be commenced at any time while the defendant is in public office or employment or within two years thereafter, but in no case shall the period of limitation otherwise applicable be extended by more than three years; , prosecution may be commenced within one year after discovery of the offense by the person aggrieved by the offense, by a person who has a legal duty to represent the person aggrieved by the offense or by a law enforcement agency, but in no case shall the period of limitation otherwise applicable be extended by more than three years.The problem typically arises when the male is 18 or 19, the female is between 14 and 16, and the parent of the younger teen presses charges.
Some laws now include conversations through any electronic messaging services, emails, or text messages.A prosecution for any of the following felonies may be commenced within 12 years after the commission of the crime or, if the victim at the time of the crime was under 18 years of age, anytime before the victim attains 30 years of age: A prosecution for any of the following felonies may be commenced within six years after the commission of the crime or, if the victim at the time of the crime was under 18 years of age, anytime before the victim attains 30 years of age or within 12 years after the offense is reported to a law enforcement agency or the Department of Human Services, whichever occurs first: A prosecution for any of the following misdemeanors may be commenced within four years after the commission of the crime or, if the victim at the time of the crime was under 18 years of age, anytime before the victim attains 22 years of age or within four years after the offense is reported to a law enforcement agency or the Department of Human Services, whichever occurs first: In the case of crimes described in subsection (3)(i) of this section, the victim is the child engaged in sexual conduct.In the case of the crime described in subsection (3)(k) of this section, the victim is the party to the incest other than the party being prosecuted.On May 20, 2010, Governor Perdue signed into law House Bill 571.It made important changes to Georgia’s sex offender registry laws.
The new laws, named “Romeo and Juliet laws” after Shakespeare’s tragic teenage lovers, attempt to correct overly harsh penalties and prison terms meted out over the years.