Criminal Law

Prostitution and Commercialized Vice

The unlawful promotion of or participation in sexual activities for profit. To solicit customers or transport persons for prostitution purposes; to own, manage, or operate a dwelling or other establishment for the purpose of providing a place where prostitution is performed; or to otherwise assist or promote prostitution.

Agencies must include in this classification:

  • Prostitution
  • Keeping a bawdy house, disorderly house, or house of ill fame
  • Pandering, procuring, transporting, or detaining women for immoral purposes, etc.
  • Attempts to commit any of the above