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The law varies from state to state as to the definition of sexual assault, and sexual battery.   The following is link to the California Penal Code 261-269.  Although 261 (a) suggests that a person’s spouse cannot commit rape this is not true. A husband can be detained, arrested and prosecuted for sexual violence.  Readers are encourage to contact their nearest police department to discuss related concerns.

California penal code clearly stipulates that sexual assault occurs when

(1) Where a person is incapable, because of a mental disorder or
developmental or physical disability, of giving legal consent, and
this is known or reasonably should be known to the person committing
the act. Notwithstanding the existence of a conservatorship pursuant
to the provisions of the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (Part 1
(commencing with Section 5000) of Division 5 of the Welfare and
Institutions Code), the prosecuting attorney shall prove, as an
element of the crime, that a mental disorder or developmental or
physical disability rendered the alleged victim incapable of giving
consent.
   (2) Where it is accomplished against a person's will by means of
force, violence, duress, menace, or fear of immediate and unlawful
bodily injury on the person or another.
   (3) Where a person is prevented from resisting by any intoxicating
or anesthetic substance, or any controlled substance, and this
condition was known, or reasonably should have been known by the
accused.
   (4) Where a person is at the time unconscious of the nature of the
act, and this is known to the accused. As used in this paragraph,
"unconscious of the nature of the act" means incapable of resisting
because the victim meets one of the following conditions:
   (A) Was unconscious or asleep.
   (B) Was not aware, knowing, perceiving, or cognizant that the act
occurred.
   (C) Was not aware, knowing, perceiving, or cognizant of the
essential characteristics of the act due to the perpetrator's fraud
in fact.

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