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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 567

Effective - 01 Jan 1979, 4 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *567.050.  Until December 31, 2016 — Promoting prostitution in the first degree. — 1.  A person commits the crime of promoting prostitution in the first degree if he knowingly

  (1)  Promotes prostitution by compelling a person to enter into, engage in, or remain in prostitution; or

  (2)  Promotes prostitution of a person less than sixteen years old.

  2.  The term "compelling" includes

  (1)  The use of forcible compulsion;

  (2)  The use of a drug or intoxicating substance to render a person incapable of controlling his conduct or appreciating its nature;

  (3)  Withholding or threatening to withhold dangerous drugs or a narcotic from a drug dependent person.

  3.  Promoting prostitution in the first degree is a class B felony.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60)

Effective 1-01-79

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.


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