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1Part 1The following terms will be defined according to Pennsylvania State Laws.Sexual assaultIn the State of Pennsylvania, sexual assault is defined when an offender engages in anysexual intercourse with an individual without that person’s consent (Age of Consent,2022). This is a crime that can be charged as a felony of the second degree warranting amaximum of 10 years in prison and up to 25,000 in fines (Age of Consent, 2022).RapeThe State of Pennsylvania has multiple variations of what rape is with its core definitionbeing “A person commits a felony of the first degree when the person engages in sexualintercourse with a victim..”(Age of Consent, 2022).That has a mental disability‘By administering or employing, without the knowledge of the victim, drugs,intoxicants, or other means’(Age of Consent, 2022).That is unconsciousUsing threat or forcible compulsionDrug facilitated sexual assault or rapeIn the State of Pennsylvania, the administration of any chemical or drug without thevictim's knowledge engaging in intercourse will be prosecuted as a rape charge. This is afirst degree felony that can have a punishment of up to 20 years in prison and up to$25,000 in fines (Age of Consent, 2022).

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