Introduced House Bill (H)

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Human trafficking. Provides that a child who was: (1) the victim of human trafficking; and (2) adjudicated a delinquent child for an act performed while a victim of human trafficking; is entitled to have the adjudication vacated if certain conditions are met. Makes it a Level 6 felony to access with intent to view a photograph or other pictorial representation that depicts or describes sexual conduct by a child who the person knows is less than 18 years of age or who appears to be less than 18 years of age. Requires manufacturers, sellers, and distributers of Internet enabled devices Human trafficking. Provides that a child who was: (1) the victim of human trafficking; and (2) adjudicated a delinquent child for an act performed while a victim of human trafficking; is entitled to have the adjudication vacated if certain conditions are met. Makes it a Level 6 felony to access with intent to view a photograph or other pictorial representation that depicts or describes sexual conduct by a child who the person knows is less than 18 years of age or who appears to be less than 18 years of age. Requires manufacturers, sellers, and distributers of Internet enabled devices to install blocking software to prevent the device from accessing: (1) an Internet web site hosting indecent content; and (2) an Internet web site that promotes human trafficking or prostitution. Allows a consumer to deactivate blocking software by paying a $20 fee and meeting certain other requirements, and provides that: (1) 60% of the deactivation fee shall be deposited in the victim of violent crimes compensation fund; (2) 20% of the deactivation fee shall be deposited in the human trafficking prevention and victim assistance fund; and (3) 20% of the deactivation fee shall be deposited in the state general fund. Requires the attorney general to monthly compile and transmit a list of Internet web sites to be blocked. ... View more