Description

It is unlawful to direct, supervise, recruit, or otherwise aid another person in the commission of prostitution, including monitoring, engaging in conversation to solicit or facilitate, or receives or appear to receive money for acts of prostitution. Violators may be charged with Supervising or Aiding a Prostitute.

What does the prosecutor have to prove?

1. Defendant directed, supervised, recruited, or otherwise aided another person in the commission of a violation of Penal Code Section 647(b) or Penal Code Section 653.22(a).

Punishment

Misdemeanor: 0-180 days

 

Can this be charged as a felony or a misdemeanor (“wobbler”)?No
Is this charge a strike?No
Is this charge a “serious felony”May
Is this charge a “violent felony”No
Do I have to register as a sex offender if convicted?May
Do I have to register as a drug offender if convicted?No
Do I lose my right to own or possess a firearm if convicted?No
Do I lose my right to vote if convicted?No
Am I eligible for a local sentence (PC § 1170(h)) if convicted?No
Am I eligible for PC § 1000 drug diversion if convicted?No
Am I eligible for Prop. 36 drug diversion if convicted?No
Am I required to give a DNA sample if convicted?No
Is this charge considered a “crime of moral turpitude” for immigration purposes?Yes
Is this charge considered a “aggravated felony” for immigration purposes?Yes
Is this charge considered a “controlled substance violation” for immigration purposes?No
Is this charge considered a “domestic violence” for immigration purposes?No
Is this charge considered a “firearm conviction” for immigration purposes?Yes