2017 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 13 - Offenses Against Person
Part 5 - Sexual Offenses
§ 39-13-515. Promoting prostitution - Unacceptable defenses.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-13-515 (2017)
  • (a) A person commits an offense under this section who promotes prostitution.
  • (b) Except as provided in subsection (c), promoting prostitution is a Class E felony.
  • (c) Promoting prostitution of a minor is punishable as trafficking for a commercial sex act under § 39-13-309.
  • (d) It is not a defense to a violation of this section that:
    • (1) The subject of the offense is a law enforcement officer; or
    • (2) The victim of the offense is a minor and consented to the offense.
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