1.  A person who owns, leases, operates, controls or manages any business or private property and who:

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes 201.395

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.039
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.

(a) Knows or should know that illegal prostitution is being conducted at the business or upon such private property;

(b) Knows or should know that one or more prostitutes engaging in such illegal prostitution are victims of involuntary servitude as described in NRS 200.463; and

(c) Fails to take reasonable steps to abate such illegal prostitution within 30 days after the date on which the person knows the circumstances set forth in paragraphs (a) and (b), is guilty of advancing prostitution.

2.  Unless a greater penalty is provided by specific statute, a person who is guilty of advancing prostitution shall be punished for a category C felony as provided in NRS 193.130.

3.  For the purposes of this section, a person who owns, leases, operates, controls or manages any business or private property shall be deemed:

(a) To know that illegal prostitution is being conducted at the business or upon the private property of the person if a law enforcement agency has notified the person who owns, leases, operates, controls or manages the business or private property, in writing, of at least three incidents of illegal prostitution that occurred at the business or upon the private property of the person within a period of 180 consecutive days.

(b) To know that one or more prostitutes engaging in such illegal prostitution are victims of involuntary servitude as described in NRS 200.463 if, in light of all the surrounding facts and circumstances which are known to the person at the time, a reasonable person would believe, under those facts and circumstances, that one or more prostitutes engaging in such illegal prostitution are victims of involuntary servitude as described in NRS 200.463.

(c) To have taken reasonable steps to abate such illegal prostitution if the person has:

(1) Filed a report of such illegal prostitution with a law enforcement agency;

(2) Allowed a law enforcement agency to conduct surveillance or an unrestricted undercover operation;

(3) Promoted ongoing education about such illegal prostitution for employees; or

(4) Used any other available legal means to abate such illegal prostitution.