SB 0790 Prostitution Crimes & Procedure
LR Number:S2998.01I Fiscal Note:2998-01
Committee:Public Health and Welfare
Last Action:01/24/96 - Referred S Public Health & Welfare Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 1996
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Current Bill Summary

SB 790 - This act creates a new crime relating to prostitution and requires HIV testing for a person arrested for prostitution. Finally, a court may order a person convicted of prostitution to participate in a drug and alcohol abuse program. If the person successfully completes such program, the court shall reverse the guilty verdict against such person.

CRIMINAL PENALTIES: A person who has tested positive for HIV, knows or should have known of this positive test, and commits the crime of prostitution is guilty of a Class C felony.

A person who has been convicted three previous times for prostitution and commits a fourth offense is guilty of a Class D felony.