18 U.S.C. § 2241 : US Code - Section 2241: Aggravated sexual abuse

Search 18 U.S.C. § 2241 : US Code - Section 2241: Aggravated sexual abuse

      (a) By Force or Threat. - Whoever, in the special maritime and
    territorial jurisdiction of the United States or in a Federal
    prison, or in any prison, institution, or facility in which persons
    are held in custody by direction of or pursuant to a contract or
    agreement with the head of any Federal department or agency,
    knowingly causes another person to engage in a sexual act - 
        (1) by using force against that other person; or
        (2) by threatening or placing that other person in fear that
      any person will be subjected to death, serious bodily injury, or
      kidnapping;

    or attempts to do so, shall be fined under this title, imprisoned
    for any term of years or life, or both.
      (b) By Other Means. - Whoever, in the special maritime and
    territorial jurisdiction of the United States or in a Federal
    prison, or in any prison, institution, or facility in which persons
    are held in custody by direction of or pursuant to a contract or
    agreement with the head of any Federal department or agency,
    knowingly - 
        (1) renders another person unconscious and thereby engages in a
      sexual act with that other person; or
        (2) administers to another person by force or threat of force,
      or without the knowledge or permission of that person, a drug,
      intoxicant, or other similar substance and thereby - 
          (A) substantially impairs the ability of that other person to
        appraise or control conduct; and
          (B) engages in a sexual act with that other person;

    or attempts to do so, shall be fined under this title, imprisoned
    for any term of years or life, or both.
      (c) With Children. - Whoever crosses a State line with intent to
    engage in a sexual act with a person who has not attained the age
    of 12 years, or in the special maritime and territorial
    jurisdiction of the United States or in a Federal prison, or in any
    prison, institution, or facility in which persons are held in
    custody by direction of or pursuant to a contract or agreement with
    the head of any Federal department or agency, knowingly engages in
    a sexual act with another person who has not attained the age of 12
    years, or knowingly engages in a sexual act under the circumstances
    described in subsections (a) and (b) with another person who has
    attained the age of 12 years but has not attained the age of 16
    years (and is at least 4 years younger than the person so
    engaging), or attempts to do so, shall be fined under this title
    and imprisoned for not less than 30 years or for life. If the
    defendant has previously been convicted of another Federal offense
    under this subsection, or of a State offense that would have been
    an offense under either such provision had the offense occurred in
    a Federal prison, unless the death penalty is imposed, the
    defendant shall be sentenced to life in prison.
      (d) State of Mind Proof Requirement. - In a prosecution under
    subsection (c) of this section, the Government need not prove that
    the defendant knew that the other person engaging in the sexual act
    had not attained the age of 12 years.