View Amendment Current Amendment: RFH-3 to Bill 194

Senators HUTTO, SHEALY, and HEMBREE proposed the following amendment (JUD0194.007):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 4. F., beginning on page 7, line 32, and ending on page 8, line 24, and inserting:

/ F. Article 19, Chapter 3, Title 16 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 16-3- 2130.(A) A person commits the offense of promoting travel for prostitution or sex trafficking if he knowingly sells or offers to sell travel services that include travel for the purpose of engaging in prosti tution as defined in Section 16-15-90, procuring or soliciting for prostitution as defined in 16-15-100, or sex trafficking as defined in this article. A person may not:

(1) promote travel for prostitution;

(2) sell, advertise, or otherwise offer to sell travel services:

(a) for the purpose of engaging in prostitution or sex trafficking;

(b) that consist of tourism packages or activities using and offering any illegal sexual act as enticement for tourism; or

(c) that provide or purport to provide access to sex escorts or sexual services.

(B) A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of the felony of promoting travel for prostitution or sex trafficking and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than ten thousand dollars or imprisoned for not more than ten years, or both." /