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§ 11-301. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal LawEffective: October 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 11. Indecency and Obscenity
Subtitle 3. Prostitution and Related Crimes
Effective: October 1, 2019
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 11-301
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 426
§ 11-301. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Assignation
(b) “Assignation” means the making of an appointment or engagement for prostitution or any act in furtherance of the appointment or engagement.
Prostitution
(c) “Prostitution” means the performance of a sexual act, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse for hire.
Sexual act
(d) “Sexual act” has the meaning stated in § 3-301 of this article.
Sexual contact
(e) “Sexual contact” has the meaning stated in § 3-301 of this article.
Sexually explicit performance
(f) “Sexually explicit performance” means a public or private, live, photographed, recorded, or videotaped act or show in which the performer is wholly or partially nude, and which is intended to sexually arouse or appeal to the prurient interest of patrons or viewers.
Solicit
(g) “Solicit” means urging, advising, inducing, encouraging, requesting, or commanding another.
Vaginal intercourse
(h) “Vaginal intercourse” has the meaning stated in § 3-301 of this article.

Credits

Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2010, c. 289, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2010, c. 529, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2010, c. 530, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2019, c. 21, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2019; Acts 2019, c. 22, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2019.
Formerly Art. 27, § 426.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 11-301, MD CRIM LAW § 11-301
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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