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RCW 9A.88.110

Patronizing a prostitute.

(1) A person is guilty of patronizing a prostitute if:

     (a) Pursuant to a prior understanding, he or she pays a fee to another person as compensation for such person or a third person having engaged in sexual conduct with him or her; or

     (b) He or she pays or agrees to pay a fee to another person pursuant to an understanding that in return therefor such person will engage in sexual conduct with him or her; or

     (c) He or she solicits or requests another person to engage in sexual conduct with him or her in return for a fee.

     (2) For purposes of this section, "sexual conduct" has the meaning given in RCW 9A.88.030.

     (3) Patronizing a prostitute is a misdemeanor.

[1988 c 146 § 4.]

Notes:

     Severability -- Effective dates -- 1988 c 146: See notes following RCW 9A.44.050.