Felony Offenses in the Texas Penal Code

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Texas Penal Code, Section 43.05 - Compelling Prostitution

CHAPTER 43. PUBLIC INDECENCY

SUBCHAPTER A. PROSTITUTION

        § 43.05.  COMPELLING PROSTITUTION.
        (a)  A person commits an offense if he knowingly:
                (1)  causes another by force, threat, or fraud to commit prostitution;  or  
                (2)  causes by any means a person younger than 17 years to commit prostitution.
        (b)  An offense under this section is a felony of the second degree.

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