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Chapter 567

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  567.010.  Chapter definitions. — As used in this chapter, the following terms mean:

  (1)  "Deviate sexual intercourse", any sexual act involving the genitals of one person and the mouth, hand, tongue, or anus of another person; or any act involving the penetration, however slight, of the penis, the female genitalia, or the anus by a finger, instrument, or object done for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of any person or for the purpose of terrorizing the victim;

  (2)  "Persistent prostitution offender", a person who has been found guilty of two or more prostitution-related offenses;

  (3)  "Prostitution-related offense", any violation of state law for prostitution, patronizing prostitution, or promoting prostitution;

  (4)  "Sexual conduct", sexual intercourse, deviate sexual intercourse, or sexual contact;

  (5)  "Sexual contact", any touching of another person with the genitals or any touching of the genitals or anus of another person or the breast of a female person, or such touching through the clothing, for the purpose of arousing or gratifying sexual desire of any person or for the purpose of terrorizing the victim;

  (6)  "Sexual intercourse", any penetration, however slight, of the female genitalia by the penis;

  (7)  "Something of value", any money or property, or any token, object or article exchangeable for money or property.


(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1986 H.B. 895, A.L. 1997 S.B. 347, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17

(1981) Statute defining "promoting prostitution" excludes the prosecution of a prostitute or a patron from promoting prostitution in a single act of prostitution involving only the prostitute and the patron. State v. Linder (A.), 613 S.W.2d 918.

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