Recently, Texas has cracked down on prostitution and solicitation within its state borders. The primary goal is to reduce the demand in an attempt to mitigate human trafficking. If a law officer arrests you for either prostitution or solicitation, you face a felony charge that significantly impacts your life.
On September 1, 2021, soliciting prostitution went from a Class B misdemeanor to a felony with one stroke of the Texas governor’s pen. The state is now the first to treat buying sex as a felony.
Due to a new state law that took effect last September, Texas treats sexual harassment claims differently from other types of harassment or discrimination claims, such as racial or ageism.
The Texas Sex Offender Registration Program, defined in Chapter 62 of the Criminal Procedure Code, provides for sex offender registration and public notification to protect against sexual offenders once released from prison or other penalties.
Texas employs stringent laws to protect the public from exposure to unwanted sexual behaviors. It especially prohibits people from displaying themselves just to rile or offend others. However, you may be unclear about how you can behave with your romantic partner in public or where you can engage in tasks like changing your clothing, particularly […]