Amended by State Law 7-54.
Robbery is stealing, taking or carrying
away the personal property of another, of whatever value, from his person or in
his presence and against his will, by the use of force or intimidation, with the
intent to convert permanently the property to his own use. Robbery is a
category one felony.
Section 13.311. Sexual assault.
Sexual assault is intentionally subjecting
another person to sexual penetration, or forcing another person to make a sexual
penetration on himself or another or on an animal, against the other person's
will, or under conditions in which the offender knows or should know that the
other person is mentally or physically incapable of resisting or understanding
the nature of his conduct. Sexual penetration is sexual intercourse,
cunnilingus, fellatio, anal or oral intercourse, or the causing of penetration
of the genital, anal, or oral opening of another to any extent and with any
object whether or not there is an emission. Sexual assault is a category
one felony if serious bodily or psychological injury to the victim results;
otherwise, sexual assault is a category two felony.
Section 13.312. Sexual abuse.
Sexual abuse is intentionally having sexual
contact with another person who is less than thirteen years old or causing the
person to have sexual contact with the offender. Sexual contact means any
touching of the sexual or other intimate parts of another done with the intent
of gratifying the sexual desire of either party. Sexual abuse is a
category one felony.
Section 13.313. Defamation.
Defamation is maliciously defaming by
making a false statement either by writing, printing, or by signs or pictures,
or the like, or by an oral statement, whether or not it is communicated through
or by radio or any mechanical or other means or device whatsoever, tending to
blacken the memory of one who is dead, or to impeach the honesty, integrity,
virtue or reputation of one who is living, or of any educational, literary,
social, fraternal, benevolent or religious corporation, association or
organization, and thereby exposing him or it to public hatred, contempt, or
ridicule. Words uttered in the proper discharge of an official duty, in a
legislative or judicial proceeding, in an official proceeding authorized by law,
are privileged and are not a defamation within the meaning of this section.
Defamation is a category one misdemeanor.
Section 13.314. Voluntary
Voluntary manslaughter is taking the life
of another without malice aforethought, upon a sudden quarrel or heat of
passion. Voluntary manslaughter is a category one felony.