South Carolina Sexual Assault Laws

From the definition of rape to a person's ability to consent—the laws about sexual violence vary from state to state. Here are some state laws regarding sexual assault and consent in South Carolina:

Criminal Sexual Conduct In The First Degree


Criminal Sexual Conduct In The Second Degree


Criminal Sexual Conduct In The Third Degree


Spousal Sexual Battery


Statutory Rape


Statute of Limitations

If you or someone you know has experienced sexual assault, you’re not alone. To speak with someone who is trained to help, call Sexual Trauma Services Crisis Hotline at (803) 771-7273.