That is 1 not more than 3 years older 2 not a registered sex offender 3 the victim must be 14 or older 4 of opposite sex There are no state/federal dating laws. There are laws for consent but, no laws for dating.The only "laws/rules" for dating would most likely be found in Religion. Sexual activity has specific laws that vary in different places in the world.
Texas Penal Code states that once a person becomes 17 years of age they are capable to give consent for sexual activity with another person.
Texas Penal Code Section 21.11 and Penal Code Section 22.011 defines the legal Age of Consent in Texas.
In most places you have to be at least 16 to consent, if not 17 or 18.
The definition of “Age of Consent” in Texas is when a person may legally consent to engage in sexual activity with another person.
There are no laws about dating ages, so it is legal to date. It is totally appropriate for a seventeen year old boy to be dating a sixteen year old girl. In Texas a 17yo can legally give consent to sex but it's the parents who decide who their minor is allowed to see.
There are laws about sexual activity and depending on the state, this is probably not an issue either. Under Texas law someone is not considered a child at 17 (for purposes of this section), and can consent to sex with a 99 year old if that is what they like.
But there is an affirmative defense that allows someone to have sex with someone under 17.
The law in Texas is that you have to be at least 17 to consent to sex.
To qualify for removal under “Romeo and Juliet,” the victim must have been at least 14 years old and the offender no more than four years older.16: In Georgia, the age of consent to engage in sex is 16.
However, there can be no conviction for statutory rape in Georgia based only on the unsupported testimony of the victim.
Under the Idaho system, if the victim is under 16, any sexual conduct will amount to lewd conduct.17: The 16 year old is below the legal age of consent.