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House Bill 1414

House Bill 1414

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF HB1414 (Updated February 27, 2006 5:13 pm - DI 84)

Human and sexual trafficking. Makes it promotion of human trafficking, a Class B felony, for a person to recruit, harbor, or transport another person to: (1) engage the other person in forced labor or involuntary servitude; or (2) force the other person into marriage or prostitution. Makes it sexual trafficking of a minor, a Class A felony, for certain individuals to sell or transfer custody of a child less than 18 years of age for the purpose of prostitution. Makes it human trafficking, a Class C felony, for a person to pay for an individual whom the person knows has been forced into forced labor, involuntary servitude, marriage, or prostitution. Requires a court to order a person convicted of a human and sexual trafficking offense to pay restitution to the victim of the offense. Establishes a civil cause of action for victims of human and sexual trafficking offenses. Requires law enforcement officers and the division of family resources to provide certain assistance to victims of human and sexual trafficking offenses. Adds human and sexual trafficking crimes to the list of crimes that: (1) invoke certain procedures for evidence concerning protected persons; (2) can be a crime of domestic violence; (3) can be murder if a person is killed during the commission of the crime; and (4) can be a "racketeering activity". Requires the sentencing policy study committee to study issues related to human trafficking. Requires the law enforcement training board to establish minimum standards for a course of study on human and sexual trafficking that must be required for each person accepted for training at a law enforcement training school or academy and for inservice training programs for law enforcement officers.
Current Status:
Passed 2nd reading - 2nd House
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