It would be criminal. Your girlfriend cannot legally consent to any sexual acts until she turns 17. Best to wait. You can be charged with sexual misconduct a class A misdemeanor punishable up to one year in jail.
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Yes it would be a crime. The age of consent is 17. Before her 17th birthday you would be committing a crime if any type of sexual activity happens.
It would be illegal. The charge would be sexual misconduct.
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