Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Juvenile justice. Adds additional members to a community corrections advisory board. Allows an application for a state grant for a community corrections program for juveniles to be made to the department of correction division of youth services. 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 and the delinquent act was a result of human trafficking; is entitled to have the adjudication expunged. Specifies that expunged electronic records must be stored in a secure data base. Permits the department of correction Juvenile justice. Adds additional members to a community corrections advisory board. Allows an application for a state grant for a community corrections program for juveniles to be made to the department of correction division of youth services. 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 and the delinquent act was a result of human trafficking; is entitled to have the adjudication expunged. Specifies that expunged electronic records must be stored in a secure data base. Permits the department of correction to award funding to a court appointed forensic advocate program. Provides that a person who was: (1) the victim of human trafficking; and (2) convicted of a nonviolent offense committed while the person was being trafficked; is entitled to have the person's conviction vacated if certain conditions are met. Provides that prostitution is a criminal offense only if committed by a person who is at least 18 years of age. Defines "juvenile prostitution". Provides that a person less than 18 years of age who is engaged in juvenile prostitution is considered a victim of juvenile prostitution and human or sexual trafficking. Adds juvenile prostitution to offenses involving prostitution in human trafficking crimes and the crimes of visiting a common nuisance and promoting prostitution. Makes technical corrections. ... View more