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§ 230.00 Prostitution

A person is guilty of prostitution when such person engages or agrees or offers to engage in sexual conduct with another person in return for a fee.  
Prostitution is a class B misdemeanor.

§ 230.04 Patronizing a prostitute in the third degree

A person is guilty of patronizing a prostitute in the third degree when he or she patronizes a prostitute.  
Patronizing a prostitute in the third degree is a class A misdemeanor.

§ 230.05 Patronizing a prostitute in the second degree

A person is guilty of patronizing a prostitute in the second degree when, being over eighteen years of age, he patronizes a prostitute and the person patronized is less than fourteen years of age.
Patronizing a prostitute in the second degree is a class E felony.

§ 230.06 Patronizing a prostitute in the first degree

A person is guilty of patronizing a prostitute in the first degree when he patronizes a prostitute and the person patronized is less than eleven years of age.  
Patronizing a prostitute in the first degree is a class D felony.

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