[R.O. 1996 § 220.300; Ord. No. 3604 § 1, 10-6-2003]
As used in this Article, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth herein:
- DEVIATE SEXUAL INTERCOURSE
- Any act involving the genitals of one person and the hand, mouth, tongue or anus of another person or a sexual act involving the penetration, however slight, of the penis, female genitalia, or the anus by a finger, instrument or object done for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of any person or for the purpose of terrorizing the victim.
- SEXUAL CONDUCT
- Sexual intercourse, deviate sexual intercourse or sexual contact.
- SEXUAL CONTACT
- Any touching of another person with the genitals or any touching of the genitals or anus of another person, or the breast of a female person, or such touching through the clothing, for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of any person or for the purpose of terrorizing the victim.
- SEXUAL INTERCOURSE
- Any penetration, however slight, of the female genitalia by the penis.
A person commits the offense of sexual misconduct if they:
Have deviate sexual intercourse with another person of the same sex;
Purposely subject another person to sexual contact or engage in conduct which would constitute sexual contact except that the touching occurs through the clothing without that person's consent;
Expose their genitals under circumstances in which they know that their conduct is likely to cause affront or alarm;
Have sexual contact in the presence of a third person or persons under circumstances in which they know that such conduct is likely to cause affront or alarm; or
Solicit or request another person to engage in sexual conduct under circumstances in which they know that their requests or solicitations are likely to cause affront or alarm.
[R.O. 1996 § 220.320; CC 1968 § 14-84; Ord. No. 1147 § 1, 4-12-1982]
It shall be unlawful for any person to be found in the City trespassing upon the premises of another whereon is located a dwelling house during the hours between one (1) hour after sunset and one (1) hour before sunrise, such person being upon such premises and being then and there engaged in peeping or peering into such dwelling house, or being upon such premises with the intention of peeping or peering into such dwelling house.
[R.O. 1996 § 220.325; CC 1968 § 14-85; Ord. No. 1147 § 1, 4-12-1982]
- PATRONIZING PROSTITUTION
- A person is "patronizing prostitution" if:
- 1. Pursuant to a prior understanding they give something of value to another person as compensation for that person or a third person having engaged in sexual conduct with them or with another;
- 2. They give or agree to give something of value to another person on an understanding that in return therefor that person or a third person will engage in sexual conduct with them or with another; or
- 3. They solicit or request another person to engage in sexual conduct with them or with another, or to secure a third person to engage in sexual conduct with them or with another, in return for something of value.
- A person commits "prostitution" if they engage or offer or agree to engage in sexual conduct with another person in return for something of value to be received by the person or by a third person.
- SOMETHING OF VALUE
- Any money or property, or any token, object, or article exchangeable for money or property.
[R.O. 1996 § 220.330; CC 1968 § 14-86; Ord. No. 1147 § 1, 4-12-1982]
A person commits the offense of prostitution if they perform an act of prostitution.
[R.O. 1996 § 220.335; CC 1968 § 14-87; Ord. No. 1147 § 1, 4-12-1982]
A person commits the offense of patronizing prostitution if they patronize prostitution.
Editor's Note: R.O. 1996 § 220.340, Prostitution And Patronizing Prostitution — Sex Of Parties No Defense, When, was removed by the City during the 2019 recodification project.
[R.O. 1996 § 220.345; CC 1968 § 14-89; Ord. No. 1147 § 1, 4-12-1982]
Any room, building, or other structure regularly used for sexual contact for pay as defined in Section 220.325 or any unlawful prostitution activity prohibited by this Article is a public nuisance.
The City Prosecutor may, in addition to all sanctions contained in this Article, prosecute a suit in equity to enjoin the nuisance. Such suit shall be prosecuted pursuant to Section 567.080, RSMo.
[R.O. 1996 § 220.350; CC 1968 § 14-193; Ord. No. 2290 § 1, 12-7-1992]
A person who knowingly or intentionally, in a public place, to include, but not be limited to, indoor and outdoor entertainment establishments, restaurants, theaters, bars, bookstores, and places of public accommodation where one (1) or more other persons is present:
"Nudity" means the showing of the human male or female genitals, pubic area, or buttocks with less than a fully opaque covering, the showing of the female breast with less than a fully opaque covering of any part of the nipple or areola, or the showing of the covered male genitals in a discernible turgid state.