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IC § 35-45-4-2 Prostitution

(a) A person at least eighteen (18) years of age who knowingly or intentionally:

(1) performs, or offers or agrees to perform, sexual intercourse or other sexual conduct (as defined in IC 35-31.5-2-221.5); or

(2) fondles, or offers or agrees to fondle, the genitals of another person;

for money or other property commits prostitution, a Class A misdemeanor. However, the offense is a Level 6 felony if the person has two (2) prior convictions under this section.

(b) It is a defense to a prosecution under this section that the person was a victim or an alleged victim of an offense under IC 35-42-3.5-1 through IC 35-42-3.5-1.4 at the time the person engaged in the prohibited conduct.

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