Prostitution; disposition of minors. (SB1149)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Disposition of minors engaging in prostitution; forced prostitution. Provides that only an adult can be guilty of the crime of being a prostitute and that any minor who engages in prostitution is to be considered a child in need of services. The bill also provides that there shall exist an affirmative defense to the crime of prostitution when the person arrested or charged was induced to engage in prostitution through the use of force, intimidation, or deception by another. Read the Bill »

Status

01/09/2013: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103129D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2013Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)