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Title 3 Revenue and Finance
Title 5 Business Licenses and Regulations
Title 6 Animals
Title 8 Health and Safety
Title 9 Criminal Code
Other Criminal Offenses
9.04 Interference with Public Officers
9.08 Skier Responsibility Code
9.12 Ski Lift Ticket Regulations
9.16 Public Nudity
9.20 Solicitation for Prostitution and Prostitution Offenses
9.24 Offenses against Public Peace
9.26 Glass or Metal Containers Illegal on New Years
9.28 Open Container of Alcoholic Beverage Unlawful in Stateline
9.30 Glass or Metal Containers Illegal during Carson Valley Days Weekend
9.36 Offenses against Property
9.38 Destruction of Public Property
9.42 Trespass on Land by Motor Vehicles
9.44 Illegal Camping
9.46 Graffiti as a Public Nuisance
9.50 Illegal Dumping of Personal Property at Thrift Store
9.64 Curfew
9.65 Tattooing of Minors Prohibited
9.66 Minors Consuming, Possessing, or Being under the Influence of Alcoholic Beverages
9.68 Weapons
9.70 Felon Registration
9.72 Property in Custody of Sheriff
Title 10 Vehicles and Traffic
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Title 18 Town Annexation and Service Districts
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County Codes
Title 9 Criminal Code
9.20 Solicitation for Prostitution and Prostitution Offenses
9.20.010 Definitions
9.20.020 Solicitation of prostitution--Unlawful
9.20.030 Loitering for purposes of prostitution--Unlawful
9.20.040 Abetting prostitution--Unlawful
9.20.050 Penalties

9.20.010 Definitions
    A.  For the purpose of this chapter, "prostitution" means engaging in any sexual activity, including but not limited to, sexual intercourse, masturbation, fellatio, cunnilingus, sodomy, or other infamous crime against nature, or other sexual activity or conduct of a deviate nature, for compensation of any kind. 
    B.  For the purposes of this, chapter, "solicitation of an act of prostitution" means asking, appealing, entreating, inviting, imploring, luring, pleading, tempting, or otherwise importuning another to commit an act of prostitution. (Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 312 §1, 1979)
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9.20.020 Solicitation of prostitution--Unlawful
    A.  It is unlawful in Douglas County for any person to accost, solicit or invite another in any public place, or in or from any building or vehicle by word, gesture or any other means to commit, offer, agree, or afford an opportunity to commit an act of prostitution. 
    B.  It is unlawful for any person to resort to a public place for the purpose of inducing, enticing, procuring or soliciting another to commit an act of prostitution.   (Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 312 §1, 1979)
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9.20.030 Loitering for purposes of prostitution--Unlawful
    A.  It is unlawful for any person to loiter in or near any public place, quasi-public place or thoroughfare in a manner and under circumstances manifesting the purpose of inducing, enticing or soliciting another to commit an act of prostitution. 
    B.  Among the circumstances which may be considered in determining whether the purpose is manifested is that the person repeatedly beckons to, stops, attempts to stop or repeatedly engages persons passing in conversation, or repeatedly stops or attempts to stop motor vehicle operators by hailing, waving of arms or any other bodily gesture, or any combination of this chapter. 
    C.  No arrest shall be made for violation of this subsection unless the arresting party first affords the person an opportunity to explain his or her conduct. No one shall be convicted of violating this subsection if it appears at trial that the explanation given was true and disclosed a lawful purpose. (Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 312 §1, 1979)
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9.20.040 Abetting prostitution--Unlawful
    A.  It is unlawful for any person to knowingly in any manner aid or abet any act of prostitution, which includes, but is not limited to: 
        1.  Securing or offering to secure another for the purpose of committing an act of prostitution; or 
        2.  Knowingly transport a person into or within the county with the purpose to promote that person's engaging in prostitution, or procuring or paying for transportation with that purpose; or 
        3.  Knowingly receive, offer or agree to receive another into any place or building for the purpose of performing an act of prostitution, or to knowingly permit another to remain there for any such purpose; or 
        4.  Direct another to any place in the county for the purpose of committing an act of prostitution.
    B.  It is unlawful for any person, partnership, firm, association or corporation to knowingly lease or rent any hotel, motel, building, house, apartment, office, room, premises or portion thereof to any person, partnership, firm, association or corporation to be used as, or for the purpose of using the premises for a place of prostitution or to knowingly suffer or permit the same to be used for prostitution. (Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 312 §1, 1979)
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9.20.050 Penalties
Any person, partnership, firm, association or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter, is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 645, 1994; Ord. 312 §1, 1979)
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