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

Sec. 4 . (a) As used in this section, “juvenile prostitution victim” means a person less than eighteen (18) years of age who engages in juvenile prostitution.

(b) A person who:

(1) knowingly or intentionally entices or compels another person to become a prostitute or juvenile prostitution victim;

(2) knowingly or intentionally procures, or offers or agrees to procure, a person for another person for the purpose of prostitution or juvenile prostitution;

(3) having control over the use of a place, knowingly or intentionally permits another person to use the place for prostitution or juvenile prostitution;

(4) receives money or other property from a prostitute or juvenile prostitution victim, without lawful consideration, knowing it was earned in whole or in part from prostitution or juvenile prostitution; or

(5) knowingly or intentionally conducts or directs another person to a place for the purpose of prostitution or juvenile prostitution;

commits promoting prostitution, a Level 5 felony.  However, the offense is a Level 4 felony under subdivision (1) if the person enticed or compelled is less than eighteen (18) years of age.


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