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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 234
Anti-Human Trafficking Protective Response Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 9, 15, 16, 17, and 41 of the O.C.G.A., relating to civil practice, courts, crimes and offenses, criminal procedure, and nuisances, respectively, so as to provide additional safeguards and protections against human trafficking; to authorize DFCS to provide care and supervision to children who are victims of human trafficking; to expand prohibitions against trafficking of persons for labor or sexual servitude; to revise the definition of prostitution; to increase the penalties for certain sexual offenses; to repeal the crime of pandering by compulsion; to provide that the use of certain property in connection with human trafficking constitutes a nuisance and to provide for what constitutes notice of such use; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/05/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/04/2019 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/04/2019 - House Third Readers
Feb/20/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/12/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/11/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/08/2019 - House Hopper
03/04/2019 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/04/2019 - House Vote #107Yea(167)Nay(0)NV(8)
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