§ 9-1-705. Loitering for the purpose of engaging in prostitution.
   (a)   Definitions. In this section, the following words have the meanings indicated:
      (1)   "Assignation" means the making of an appointment or engagement for prostitution or lewdness or any act in furtherance of the appointment or engagement.
      (2)   "Lewdness" means any unnatural sexual practice.
      (3)   "Prostitution" means the offering or receiving of the body for sexual intercourse for hire.
      (4)   "Public place" means any street, sidewalk, bridge, alley, plaza, park, driveway, parking lot, or transportation facility, or a motor vehicle in or on any such place.
   (b)   Prohibition. A person who, for the purpose of engaging in or promoting prostitution, lewdness, or assignation, loiters, remains, stands, or wanders about in a public place so as to beckon to, repeatedly stop, repeatedly attempt to engage passersby in conversation, repeatedly stop or attempt to stop motor vehicles, or repeatedly interfere with the free passage of other persons may not disobey a request by a police officer to move on.
(1985 Code, Art. 11, § 5-103A) (Bill No. 119-93; Bill No. 19-21)