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The DC Code: § 22-2712 Operating house of prostitution.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Any person who, within the District of Columbia, knowingly, shall accept, receive, levy, or appropriate any money or other valuable thing, without consideration other than the furnishing of a place for prostitution or the servicing of a place for prostitution, from the proceeds or earnings of any individual engaged in prostitution shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than 5 years and by a fine of not more than $1,000.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-2712. 1973 Ed., § 22-2712. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-119, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-2704. DC CODE § 22-2712 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(June 25, 1910, 36 Stat. 833, ch. 404, § 8; as added Jan. 3, 1941, 54 Stat. 1226, ch. 936, § 4; May 21, 1994, D.C. Law 10-119, § 12(f), 41 DCR 1639.)