Nevada Revised Statutes Section 201.360 - Crimes and Punishments

Placing person in house of prostitution; penalties.

1. A person who:

(a) Places another in the charge or custody of a third person with the intent that the other person engage in prostitution or who compels the other person to reside with him or with any third person for purposes of prostitution, or who compels another person to reside in a house of prostitution;

(b) Asks or receives any compensation, gratuity or reward, or promise thereof, for or on account of placing in a house of prostitution or elsewhere a person for the purpose of causing that person to cohabit with someone who is not the personís spouse;

(c) Gives, offers or promises any compensation, gratuity or reward, to procure a person to engage in any act of prostitution in any house of prostitution, or elsewhere, against the personís will;

(d) Is the spouse, parent, guardian or other legal custodian of a person under the age of 18 and permits, connives at or consents to the minorís being or remaining in any house of prostitution;

(e) Lives with or accepts any earnings of a common prostitute, or entices or solicits a person to go to a house of prostitution to engage in sexual conduct with a common prostitute;

(f) Decoys, entices, procures or in any manner induces a person to become a prostitute or to become an inmate of a house of prostitution, for purposes of prostitution, or for purposes of employment, or for any purpose whatever, when that person does not know that the house is one of prostitution; or

(g) Decoys, entices, procures or in any manner induces a person, under the age of 21 years, to go into or visit, upon any pretext or for any purpose whatever, any house of ill fame or prostitution, or any room or place inhabited or frequented by any prostitute, or used for purposes of prostitution,

  is guilty of a felony.

2. A person who violates the provisions of subsection 1 shall be punished:

(a) Where physical force or the immediate threat of physical force is used upon the other person, for a category C felony as provided in NRS 193.130.

(b) Where no physical force or immediate threat of physical force is used, for a category D felony as provided in NRS 193.130.

Last modified: February 25, 2006