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Session 122 - (2017-2018)Printer Friendly
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H 3847 General Bill, By Funderburk and Norrell
Similar (S 0168)
Summary: Prostitution
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTIONS 16-15-90 AND 16-15-100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BOTH RELATING TO PROSTITUTION OFFENSES, SO AS TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR SOLICITATION OF PROSTITUTION, ESTABLISHING OR KEEPING A BROTHEL OR HOUSE OF PROSTITUTION, OR CAUSING OR INDUCING ANOTHER TO PARTICIPATE IN PROSTITUTION; TO ESTABLISH THE AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE WHEN A VICTIM OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS CHARGED WITH A PROSTITUTION OFFENSE; TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR SOLICITING, CAUSING, OR INDUCING ANOTHER FOR OR INTO PROSTITUTION WHEN THE PROSTITUTE HAS A MENTAL DISABILITY; TO ADD ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR OWNERS OF BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS WHO KNOWINGLY ALLOW THE BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENT TO BE USED IN VIOLATION OF A PROSTITUTION OFFENSE; TO ALLOW THE COURT TO ORDER A PERSON TO COMPLETE A PROGRAM DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR PERSONS WHO SOLICIT OR PROCURE A PERSON FOR PROSTITUTION; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 16-15-110 RELATING TO PROSTITUTION.
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02/23/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 28)
02/23/17House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 28)



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