Definitions for Prostitution
- sexual activity with another person in exchange for something of economic value, or
- the offer or acceptance of an offer to engage in sexual activity in exchange for something of economic value.
Sexual activity includes, but is not limited to,
- sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital, and oral-anal contact, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex;
- touching of the genitals, buttocks, or female breasts;
- sadistic or masochistic abuse and other deviate sexual relations.
House of prostitution is
- any place that
- regularly carries on prostitution or promotion of prostitution
- by one person
- under the control, management or supervision of another.
Promoting prostitution is:
- Owning, controlling, managing, supervising or otherwise keeping, alone or in association with another, a house of prostitution or a prostitution business;
- Procuring an inmate for a house of prostitution or place in a house of prostitution for one who would be an inmate;
- Encouraging, inducing, or otherwise purposely causing another to become or remain a prostitute;
- Soliciting a person to patronize a prostitute;
- Procuring a prostitute for a patron;
- Transporting a person into or within this State with purpose to promote that person’s engaging in prostitution, or procuring or paying for transportation with that purpose; or
- Knowingly leasing or otherwise permitting a place controlled by the actor, alone or in association with others, to be regularly used for prostitution or promotion of prostitution, or failure to make a reasonable effort to abate such use by ejecting the tenant, notifying law enforcement authorities, or other legally available means.
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