2010 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 13 - Offenses Against Person
Part 5 - Sexual Offenses
39-13-513 - Prostitution.

39-13-513. Prostitution.

(a)  A person commits an offense under this section who engages in prostitution.

(b)  (1)  Prostitution is a Class B misdemeanor.

     (2)  Prostitution committed within one hundred feet (100¢) of a church or within one and one-half (1½) miles of a school, such distance being that established by § 49-6-2101, for state-funded school transportation, is a Class A misdemeanor.

     (3)  A person convicted of prostitution within one and one-half (1½) miles of a school shall, in addition to any other authorized punishment, be sentenced to at least seven (7) days of incarceration and be fined at least one thousand dollars ($1,000).

(c)  As used in subsection (b), “school” means all public and private schools that conduct classes in any grade from kindergarten through grade twelve (K-12).

[Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1; 1995, ch. 118, § 1.]  

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