City of Blue Springs, MO
Jackson County
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[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:
A. 
Have deviate sexual intercourse with another person of the same sex;
B. 
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;
C. 
Expose their genitals under circumstances in which they know that their conduct is likely to cause affront or alarm;
D. 
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
E. 
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.
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Editor's Note: R.O. 1996 §§ 220.305 through 220.315, regarding sexual misconduct in the first, second, and third degrees, were replaced by the City during the 2019 recodification project with the provisions in this § 220.305.
[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]
As used in Sections 220.330 through 220.345 the following definitions apply:
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.
PROSTITUTION
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.
SEXUAL CONDUCT
When there is:
[Ord. No. 4638 § 8, 12-19-2016]
1. 
Any sexual act involving the genitals of one (1) person and the mouth, tongue, or anus of another person; or any act involving the penetration, however slight, of the penis of the 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.
2. 
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 sexual desire of any person or for the purpose of terrorizing the victim.
3. 
Any penetration, however slight, of the female genitalia by the penis.
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.
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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]
A. 
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.
B. 
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. 
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:
1. 
Engages in sexual intercourse;
2. 
Engages in deviate sexual conduct;
3. 
Appears in a state of nudity; or
4. 
Fondles the genitals of themselves or another person;
commits the unlawful act of public indecency and is subject to punishment pursuant to Section 100.080 of this Code.
B. 
"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.