Title 16, Chapter 6, Section 13
(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, a person convicted of any of the offenses enumerated in Code Sections 16-6-10 through 16-6-12 shall be punished as for a misdemeanor of a high and aggravated nature. A person convicted of the offense enumerated in Code Section 16-6-9 shall be punished as for a misdemeanor.
(b) A person convicted of pimping or pandering when such offense
involves the pimping for or the solicitation of a person under the
age of 18 years to perform an act of prostitution or the assembly of
two or more persons under the age of 18 years at a fixed place for
the purpose of being solicited by others to perform an act of
prostitution shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by
imprisonment for a period of not less than five nor more than 20
years and such convicted person shall be fined not less than
$2,500.00 nor more than $10,000.00. Adjudication of guilt or
imposition of a sentence for a conviction of a second or subsequent
offense of pimping or pandering involving a person under the age of
18 years pursuant to this subsection, including a plea of nolo
contendere, shall not be suspended, probated, deferred, or withheld.
(c)(1) The clerk of the court in which a person is convicted of
pandering shall cause to be published a notice of conviction for
each such person convicted. Such notices of conviction shall be
published in the manner of legal notices in the legal organ of the
county in which such person resides or, in the case of
nonresidents, in the legal organ of the county in which the person
was convicted. Such notice of conviction shall be one column wide
by two inches long and shall contain the photograph taken by the
arresting law enforcement agency at the time of arrest, name, and
address of the convicted person and the date, time, place of
arrest, and disposition of the case and shall be published once in
the legal organ of the appropriate county in the second week
following such conviction or as soon thereafter as publication may
(2) The convicted person for which a notice of conviction is
published pursuant to this subsection shall be assessed the cost
of publication of such notice and such assessment shall be
imposed at the time of conviction in addition to any other fine
imposed pursuant to this Code section.
(3) The clerk of the court, the publisher of any legal organ which
publishes a notice of conviction, and any other person involved in
the publication of an erroneous notice of conviction shall be
immune from civil or criminal liability for such erroneous
publication, provided such publication was made in good faith.
(d) In addition to any other penalty authorized under subsections (a) and (b) of this Code section, a person convicted of an offense enumerated in Code Sections 16-6-9 through 16-6-12 shall be fined $2,500.00 if such offense was committed within 1,000 feet of any school building, school grounds, public place of worship, or playground or recreation center which is used primarily by persons under the age of 17 years.