TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Mar 1, 2012

Pimps would join child molesters and rapists on Tennessee's sexual offender registries under a bill moving through the state legislature. The state House voted 90-0 today to pass HB 2853. First offenders would see their names on the list for 10 years, while second offenders would be on the list for life. Despite the unanimous vote, the bill drew quite a bit of discussion, as lawmakers questioned exactly what is meant by "promoting" prostitution. The Tennessean's In Politics blog looks at the issue