Sen. Bill Monning, D-Carmel, left, is the author of legislation to reverse mandatory minimum jail sentences for prostitution.
Sen. Bill Monning, D-Carmel, left, is the author of legislation to reverse mandatory minimum jail sentences for prostitution. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee file
Sen. Bill Monning, D-Carmel, left, is the author of legislation to reverse mandatory minimum jail sentences for prostitution. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee file
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California Senate votes to remove mandatory jail for prostitution

May 02, 2016 05:08 PM

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