CS CS HB 1231 - Prostitution Act - Florida Key Vote


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Title: Prostitution Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill strengthening the laws against prostitution.


- Increases the penalty for procuring a minor for prostitution, forcing a person into prostitution, and sex trafficking to a first degree felony (secs. 2-4). - Prohibits receiving financial support from prostitution (sec. 5). - Criminalizes owning or operating an adult entertainment establishment or website that is used for prostitution (sec. 6). - Grants immunity to those who provide evidence of violation of Florida’s prostitution laws (Chapter 796) (sec. 9). - Provides a $5,000 reward to witnesses who provide evidence that materially assists in the investigation (sec. 15). - Adds sexual trafficking as a life felony offense (sec. 17).