§ 3123 Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse (7) who is less than 16 years of age and the person is four or more years older than the complainant and the complainant and person are not married to each other.
When the alleged victim is 16 or older and less than 18 years of age, and the alleged offender is over the age of 18, the Commonwealth may charge the offense of corruption of minors or unlawful contact with a minor, even if the activity was consensual: § 6301 Corruption of minors.
The age of consent in Pennsylvania is 16 years of age for statutory sexual assault and 18 years for corruption of minors.
Teenagers aged 13, 14 and 15 may or may not be able to legally engage in sexual activity with partners who are less than 4 years older.
In 1880, the age of consent was set at 10 or 12 in most states, with the exception of Delaware where it was 7.Taylor, 14, Santa Rosa: I have stepsiblings, both 17, and a midnight curfew is definitely reasonable! If that was my parents’ rule, I would start hiding things. Keep an open communication with your daughter and be willing to work toward compromise.Katie, 18, Auburn: I set my own curfew for each date. Encourage her to respect your reasoning and boundaries, and, in turn, respect hers. Depending on my gut feeling, I might bend on the no-bedroom rule for a 17-year-old — but only if the door is wide open and the bedroom isn’t remote. Your rules are great and if they’re netting the desired result, I’d stick with them.(a) Offense defined.– (1) Whoever, being of the age of 18 years and upwards, by any act corrupts or tends to corrupt the morals of any minor less than 18 years of age, or who aids, abets, entices or encourages any such minor in the commission of any crime, or who knowingly assists or encourages such minor in violating his or her parole or any order of court, commits a misdemeanor of the first degree.The crime of corruption of minors is usually a crime that accompanies another “more serious” crime such as statutory rape or involuntary deviate sexual intercourse or accompanies some drug or alcohol use, possession or sale.