The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 001 : Crimes; Trial(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 3257)
§ 3257. Sexual exploitation of an inmate
(a) No correctional employee, contractor, or other person providing services to offenders on behalf of the Department of Corrections or pursuant to a court order or in accordance with a condition of parole, probation, supervised community sentence, or furlough shall engage in a sexual act with a person who the employee, contractor, or other person providing services knows:
(1) is confined to a correctional facility; or
(2) is being supervised by the Department of Corrections while on parole, probation, supervised community sentence, or furlough, where the employee, contractor, or other service provider is currently engaged in a direct supervisory relationship with the person being supervised. For purposes of this subdivision, a person is engaged in a direct supervisory relationship with a supervisee if the supervisee is assigned to the caseload of that person.
(b) A person who violates subsection (a) of this section shall be imprisoned for not more than five years or fined not more than $10,000.00, or both. (Added 2005, No. 177 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)