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  • California Penal Code Section 286(g)

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California Bondsman for Sodomy / PC 286(g)(b)

California Penal Code Section 286(g)

(a) Sodomy is sexual conduct consisting of contact between the penis of one person and the anus of another person. Any sexual
penetration, however slight, is sufficient to complete the crime of sodomy.
(b) (1) Except as provided in Section 288, any person who participates in an act of sodomy with another person who is under 18
years of age shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison, or in a county jail for not more than one year.
(2) Except as provided in Section 288, any person over 21 years of age who participates in an act of sodomy with another person who is
under 16 years of age shall be guilty of a felony. (c) (1) Any person who participates in an act of sodomy with
another person who is under 14 years of age and more than 10 years younger than he or she shall be punished by imprisonment in the state
prison for three, six, or eight years.
(2) (A) Any person who commits an act of sodomy when the act is accomplished against the victim’s will by means of force, violence,
duress, menace, or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury on the victim or another person shall be punished by imprisonment in the
state prison for three, six, or eight years.
(B) Any person who commits an act of sodomy with another person who is under 14 years of age when the act is accomplished against the
victim’s will by means of force, violence, duress, menace, or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury on the victim or another
person shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for 9, 11, or 13 years.
(C) Any person who commits an act of sodomy with another person who is a minor 14 years of age or older when the act is accomplished
against the victim’s will by means of force, violence, duress, menace, or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury on the victim
or another person shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for 7, 9, or 11 years.
(D) This paragraph does not preclude prosecution under Section 269, Section 288.7, or any other provision of law.
(3) Any person who commits an act of sodomy where the act is accomplished against the victim’s will by threatening to retaliate in
the future against the victim or any other person, and there is a reasonable possibility that the perpetrator will execute the threat,
shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for three, six, or eight years.
(d) (1) Any person who, while voluntarily acting in concert with another person, either personally or aiding and abetting that other
person, commits an act of sodomy when the act is accomplished against the victim’s will by means of force or fear of immediate and
unlawful bodily injury on the victim or another person or where the act is accomplished against the victim’s will by threatening to
retaliate in the future against the victim or any other person, and there is a reasonable possibility that the perpetrator will execute
the threat, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for five, seven, or nine years.
(2) Any person who, while voluntarily acting in concert with another person, either personally or aiding and abetting that other
person, commits an act of sodomy upon a victim who is under 14 years of age, when the act is accomplished against the victim’s will by
means of force or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury on the victim or another person, shall be punished by imprisonment in the
state prison for 10, 12, or 14 years.

(3) Any person who, while voluntarily acting in concert with another person, either personally or aiding and abetting that other
person, commits an act of sodomy upon a victim who is a minor 14 years of age or older, when the act is accomplished against the
victim’s will by means of force or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury on the victim or another person, shall be punished by
imprisonment in the state prison for 7, 9, or 11 years.
(4) This subdivision does not preclude prosecution under Section 269, Section 288.7, or any other provision of law.
(e) Any person who participates in an act of sodomy with any person of any age while confined in any state prison, as defined in
Section 4504, or in any local detention facility, as defined in Section 6031.4, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state
prison, or in a county jail for not more than one year.
(f) Any person who commits an act of sodomy, and the victim is at the time unconscious of the nature of the act and this is known to
the person committing the act, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for three, six, or eight years. As used in this
subdivision, “unconscious of the nature of the act” means incapable of resisting because the victim meets one of the following
conditions:
(1) Was unconscious or asleep.
(2) Was not aware, knowing, perceiving, or cognizant that the act occurred.
(3) Was not aware, knowing, perceiving, or cognizant of the essential characteristics of the act due to the perpetrator’s fraud in fact.
(4) Was not aware, knowing, perceiving, or cognizant of the essential characteristics of the act due to the perpetrator’s
fraudulent representation that the sexual penetration served a professional purpose when it served no professional purpose.