It consists of a reader friendly booklet, contact sheets to note important local contact points for the referral of cases and victims, leaflets with Dos and Don'ts and posters. The materials shall help first responders to adequately deal with trafficking in persons cases. The need for easy-to-use information available to all law enforcement officers has been identified by many practitioners in different regions of the world.
Laws Select a state to read the laws: Alabama HR Urges the enactment of legislation to criminalize the purchase of sex and protect prostituted women and children by offering exit programs, rehabilitation services and other relevant social services.
H Relates to human trafficking; provides that it would be unlawful for a person, by coercion or deception, to cause another person to work or perform services having financial value or require that person to perform certain sexual activities; provides penalties; provides exemptions to a corporation if the corporation was not aware of the actions of its agents or employees.
Alaska HB Relates to conspiracy to commit human trafficking in the first degree or sex trafficking in the first degree, relates to the crime of furnishing indecent material to minors, online enticement of a minor, prostitution, and the crime of sex trafficking, relates to forfeiture of property used in prostitution offenses, relates to sex offender registration, relates to testimony by video conference, provides for powers of peace officers.
SB Relates to crimes against children, relates to persons found guilty but mentally ill, sentencing procedures for factors that may increase the presumptive range or affect mandatory parole eligibility, the granting of probation, aggravating factors at sentencing, human trafficking, and the establishment of a task force to evaluate services available to victims of human trafficking, sex trafficking, or promotion of prostitution.
Arizona HB Provides that the criminal history record information shall be provided on submission of the applicant fingerprint card and the prescribed fee. HB Relates to human smuggling organizations, provides offenses, penalties and that a person so convicted shall not be eligible for suspension of sentence, probation or pardon until the sentence has been served, the person is eligible for release or the sentence is commuted; provides for temporary release under certain circumstances.
SB Adds transport by deception, coercion or force to current sex trafficking laws. HB Adds human trafficking to existing law. Expands the definition of forced labor or services to include the classification of trafficking of persons.
Prohibits destruction of a person's identification, passport, government document or immigration document. Provides that sex trafficking, if committed against a person who is under 15 years of age, is a dangerous crime against children.
Arkansas Affects probation and parole terms for human trafficking. The bill would also make a specified statement of legislative intent regarding slavery and human trafficking. The bill would also require the Franchise Tax Board to make available to the Attorney General a list of retail sellers and manufacturers required to disclose efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking pursuant to that provision, as specified.
The Legislature recognizes the vital role California can play in preventing, and one day ending, modern slavery. AB Allows taxpayers to designate on their tax returns that a specified amount in excess of the tax liability be transferred to the Child Victims of Human Trafficking Fund established in the State Treasury.
Provides that all money contributed to the fund, upon appropriation by the Legislature, be allocated to the Franchise Tax Board and the controller for reimbursement of costs, as provided, and to the California Emergency Management Agency, which would administer the funds granted to community-based organizations that serve minor victims of human trafficking, as provided.
AB 90 Includes within the definition of criminal profiteering activity any crime in which the perpetrator induces, encourages or persuades, or causes through force, fear, coercion, deceit, violence, duress, menace, or threat of unlawful injury to the victim or to another person, anyone under age 18 to engage in a commercial sex act.
Requires deposit of forfeiture proceeds from the above-referenced criminal activity into the Victim-Witness Assistance Fund for counseling and prevention programs. Specifies that the relief provided would not be for a person who paid money, or attempted to pay money for prostitution.
AB Authorizes the court to refer a domestic abuse victim who refuses to testify to a domestic violence counselor before finding the victim in contempt of court. Provides that any communication between the counselor and the victim remain confidential.
Provides that an order to terminate does not bar further prosecution if the action was the result of the victim's refusal to testify.
Divides any related civil penalties to fund grants for human trafficking victim services and prevention programs and the city attorney, city prosecutor, or district attorney. Authorizes a court to award certain related costs to government agencies that seek to enjoin the use of a building or place for, or to enjoin acts of, human trafficking AB Authorizes a prosecuting agency, at the same time as the filing of a complaint or indictment charging human trafficking, to file a petition for protective relief necessary to preserve property or assets that could be used to pay for remedies relating to human trafficking, including restitution and fines.
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