28-703. Incest; penalty.

(1) Any person who shall knowingly intermarry or engage in sexual penetration with any person who falls within the degrees of consanguinity set forth in section 28-702 or any person who engages in sexual penetration with his or her stepchild who is under nineteen years of age commits incest.

(2) Incest is a Class III felony, except that incest with a person who is under eighteen years of age is a Class IIA felony.

(3)(a) For purposes of this section, the definitions found in section 28-318 shall be used.

(b) The testimony of a victim shall be entitled to the same weight as the testimony of victims of other crimes under this code.

Source:Laws 1977, LB 38, § 142; Laws 1978, LB 748, § 9; Laws 1985, LB 89, § 1; Laws 2015, LB605, § 43.

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