Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-45-4-3

Sec. 3 . (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally pays, or offers or agrees to pay, money or other property to another person:

(1) for having engaged in, or on the understanding that the other person will engage in, sexual intercourse or other sexual conduct (as defined in IC 35-31.5-2-221.5 ) with the person or with any other person;  or

(2) for having fondled, or on the understanding that the other person will fondle, the genitals of the person or any other person;

commits making an unlawful proposition, a Class A misdemeanor.  However, the offense is a Level 6 felony if the person has two (2) prior convictions under this section.

(b) It is not a defense to a prosecution under this section that the:

(1) victim consented to engage in prostitution;   or

(2) intended victim of the offense is a law enforcement officer.

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