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