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HB 1541 Prostitution, forced; expungement of charges.

Introduced by: Vivian E. Watts | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Forced prostitution; expungement of charges. Provides that there shall exist an affirmative defense to the crime of prostitution when the person arrested or charged was abducted for the purpose of prostitution in violation of 18.2-48 and was induced to engage in prostitution through the use of force, intimidation, or deception by another. The bill also provides for expungement of a prostitution charge when the person was abducted for the purpose of prostitution in violation of 18.2-48 and was induced to engage in prostitution through the use of force, intimidation, or deception by another.


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