Under IL law, while the age of consent
is 17. IL Statute 720 ILCS 5/12-15
(c) The accused commits criminal sexual abuse if he or she commits an act of sexual penetration or sexual conduct with a victim who was at least 13 years of age but under 17 years of age and the accused was less than 5 years older than the victim.
Some websites claim the age for sexual abuse is a person under 18, but the law is as quoted above and specifically says 17.
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