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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Attorney general powers. Specifies that the attorney general may conduct an independent investigation concerning human trafficking. Defines "multiple county offense" and authorizes the attorney general to: (1) access and maintain certain information relating to a multiple county offense; (2) investigate a multiple county offense; (3) assist in an investigation and prosecution of a multiple county offense; and (4) request the assistance of a law enforcement agency in conducting an investigation. Adds the attorney general, a deputy attorney general, and an attorney general investigator to the definition of "law enforcement officer". Authorizes a law enforcement agency to assist the attorney general. Attorney general powers. Specifies that the attorney general may conduct an independent investigation concerning human trafficking. Defines "multiple county offense" and authorizes the attorney general to: (1) access and maintain certain information relating to a multiple county offense; (2) investigate a multiple county offense; (3) assist in an investigation and prosecution of a multiple county offense; and (4) request the assistance of a law enforcement agency in conducting an investigation. Adds the attorney general, a deputy attorney general, and an attorney general investigator to the definition of "law enforcement officer". Authorizes a law enforcement agency to assist the attorney general. Specifies that the attorney general does not have the power to prosecute a person, unless requested to do so by the prosecuting attorney, or to arrest a person. ... View more