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     Idaho Statutes

Idaho Statutes are updated to the website July 1 following the legislative session.


18-5613.  Prostitution. (1) A person is guilty of prostitution when he or she:  (a) engages in or offers or agrees to engage in sexual conduct, or sexual contact with another person in return for a fee; or  (b)  is an inmate of a house of prostitution; or  (c) loiters in or within view of any public place for the purpose of being hired to engage in sexual conduct or sexual contact.
(2)  Prostitution is a misdemeanor, provided, however, that on a third or subsequent conviction for prostitution, it shall be a felony.
(3)  Definitions:
(a)  "Sexual conduct" means sexual intercourse or deviate sexual intercourse.
(b)  "Sexual contact" means any touching of the sexual organs or other intimate parts of a person not married to the actor for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of either party.
(c)  "House of prostitution" means a place where prostitution or promotion of prostitution is regularly carried on by one (1) or more persons under the control, management or supervision of another.
(d)  "Inmate" means a person who engages in prostitution in or through an agency of a house of prostitution.
(e)  "Public place" means any place to which the public or any substantial group thereof has access.

[18-5613, added 1977, ch. 175, sec. 2, p. 450.]

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