AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A MINOR WHO IS SOLICITING AS A PROSTITUTE IS IMMUNE FROM PROSECUTION FOR THE OFFENSE OF SOLICITATION OF PROSTITUTION. Enacted August 5, 2015. Effective August 5, 2015.
Summary date: Aug 10 2015 - View summary
Summary date: Mar 11 2015 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends the effective date clause, adding that the act applies to violations occurring on or after the date that the act becomes law.
Summary date: Mar 3 2015 - View summary
Amends GS 14-205.1 to provide that minors suspected of or charged with soliciting as a prostitute are immune from prosecution under the statute and instead requires that the minor be taken into temporary protective custody as an undisciplined juvenile. Requires a law enforcement officer to immediately report an allegation of a violation of GS 14-43.11 (human trafficking) and GS 14-43.13 (sexual servitude) to the director of the county department of social services, which must commence an initial investigation into child abuse or child neglect within 24 hours.