Prostitution Laws of Alaska



Sec. 11.66.100: Prostitution
Sec. 11.66.110: Promoting prostitution in the first degree
Sec. 11.66.120: Promoting prostitution in the second degree
Sec. 11.66.130. Promoting prostitution in the third degree
Sec. 11.66.140: Corroboration of certain testimony not required
Sec. 11.66.150: Definitions
 

Sec. 11.66.100: Prostitution
(a) A person commits the crime of prostitution if the person engages in or agrees or offers to engage in sexual conduct in return for a fee.

(b) Prostitution is a class B misdemeanor.

Sec. 11.66.110: Promoting prostitution in the first degree
(a) A person commits the crime of promoting prostitution in the first degree if the person

(1) induces or causes a person to engage in prostitution through the use of force;

(2) as other than a patron of a prostitute, induces or causes a person under 16 years of age to engage in prostitution; or

(3) induces or causes a person in that person's legal custody to engage in prostitution.

(b) In a prosecution under (a)(2) of this section, it is not a defense that the defendant reasonably believed that the person induced or caused to engage in prostitution was 16 years of age or older.

(c) Except as provided in (d) of this section, promoting prostitution in the first degree is a class B felony.

(d) A person convicted under (a)(2) of this section is guilty of a class A felony.

Sec. 11.66.120: Promoting prostitution in the second degree
(a) A person commits the crime of promoting prostitution in the second degree if the person

(1) manages, supervises, controls, or owns, either alone or in association with others, a prostitution enterprise other than a place of prostitution; or

(2) procures or solicits a patron for a prostitute.

(b) Promoting prostitution in the second degree is a class C felony.

Sec. 11.66.130. Promoting prostitution in the third degree
(a) A person commits the crime of promoting prostitution in the third degree if, with intent to promote prostitution, the person

(1) manages, supervises, controls, or owns, either alone or in association with others, a place of prostitution;

(2) as other than a patron of a prostitute, induces or causes a person 16 years of age or older to engage in prostitution;

(3) as other than a prostitute receiving compensation for personally rendered prostitution services, receives or agrees to receive money or other property pursuant to an agreement or understanding that the money or other property is derived from prostitution; or

(4) engages in conduct that institutes, aids, or facilitates a prostitution enterprise.

(b) Promoting prostitution in the third degree is a class A misdemeanor.

Sec. 11.66.140: Corroboration of certain testimony not required
In a prosecution under AS 11.66.110 - 11.66.130, it is not necessary that the testimony of the person whose prostitution is alleged to have been compelled or promoted be corroborated by the testimony of any other witness or by documentary or other types of evidence.

Sec. 11.66.150: Definitions
In AS 11.66.100 - 11.66.150, unless the context requires otherwise,

(1) "place of prostitution" means any place where a person engages in sexual conduct in return for a fee;

(2) "prostitution enterprise" means an arrangement in which two or more persons are organized to render sexual conduct in return for a fee;

(3) "sexual conduct" means genital or anal intercourse, cunnilingus, fellatio, or masturbation of one person by another person.


(Source: http://www.legis.state.ak.us/cgi-bin/folioisa.dll/stattx04?)