Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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DIGEST

Acts of prostitution committed by children. Provides that prostitution is a criminal offense only if committed by a person who is at least 18 years of age. Defines "juvenile prostitution". Provides that a person less than 18 years of age who is engaged in juvenile prostitution is considered a juvenile prostitution victim. Adds juvenile prostitution to elements involving prostitution in human trafficking crimes and the crimes of visiting a common nuisance and promoting prostitution. Provides that a juvenile prostitution victim who needs care, treatment, or rehabilitation from the court is a child in need of services. Acts of prostitution committed by children. Provides that prostitution is a criminal offense only if committed by a person who is at least 18 years of age. Defines "juvenile prostitution". Provides that a person less than 18 years of age who is engaged in juvenile prostitution is considered a juvenile prostitution victim. Adds juvenile prostitution to elements involving prostitution in human trafficking crimes and the crimes of visiting a common nuisance and promoting prostitution. Provides that a juvenile prostitution victim who needs care, treatment, or rehabilitation from the court is a child in need of services.