CHAPTER 43. PUBLIC INDECENCY
SUBCHAPTER A. PROSTITUTION
§ 43.02. PROSTITUTION.
(a) A person commits an
offense if he knowingly:
(1) offers to engage, agrees to engage, or engages in
sexual conduct for a fee; or
(2) solicits another in a public place to engage with
him in sexual conduct for hire.
(b) An offense is established under Subsection (a)(1)
whether the actor is to receive or pay a fee. An offense is
established under Subsection (a)(2) whether the actor solicits a
person to hire him or offers to hire the person solicited.
(c) An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor,
unless the actor has previously been convicted one or two times of
an offense under this section, in which event it is a Class A
misdemeanor. If the actor has previously been convicted three or
more times of an offense under this section, the offense is a state