CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
18-5606. receiving proceeds of illegal sexual activity. (1) Any person who knowingly receives or accepts any proceeds, or the benefits of such proceeds, derived from another person engaging in sexual contact shall be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for a period of not more than twenty (20) years, or by a fine of not more than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), or by both such fine and imprisonment.
(2) As used in this section:
(a) "Benefits of such proceeds" includes but is not limited to any real or personal property obtained with or by use of proceeds as defined in this subsection; any debt, rent, or other contractual obligation paid with proceeds as defined in this subsection; and any service obtained in exchange for proceeds as defined in this subsection.
(b) "Proceeds" means any money, services, item of real or personal property, contraband, or thing of value paid or exchanged for sexual contact.
(c) "Sexual contact" means any touching of the sexual organs or other intimate body parts of another person for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of either party, including but not limited to sexual intercourse, oral-genital contact, manual genital contact, genital-anal contact, oral-anal contact, and other physical-genital contact.
(3) The person who provides sexual contact in exchange for proceeds, as set forth in subsection (1) of this section, and such person’s minor children or legal dependents incapable of self-support shall not be criminally liable pursuant to this section.
[18-5606, added 2023, ch. 311, sec. 3, p. 950.]