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SB2538       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO PROSTITUTION.
Report Title: Prostitution; Labor Trafficking; Sex Trafficking; Misdemeanor; Fine; Minors
Description: Exempts victims of labor trafficking, sex trafficking, and prostitution from those offenses for which the crime victim compensation commission may reduce a victim's compensation based on the victim's behavior. Elevates the offense of prostitution to a misdemeanor if an individual pays, agrees to pay, or offers to pay a fee to another to engage in sexual conduct and amends the penalties. Elevates the offenses of loitering for the purpose of advancing prostitution and advancing prostitution to a petty misdemeanor and misdemeanor, respectively. Amends the offense of sex trafficking to include solicitation of a minor for prostitution. Makes traveling for prostitution where the victim is a minor a class A felony. Repeals the offense of soliciting a minor for prostitution. Makes clarifying and conforming amendments.
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: JDC, WAM
Introducer(s): GREEN, Espero, Galuteria

Sort by Date Status Text
1/19/2018SIntroduced.
1/22/2018SPassed First Reading.
1/24/2018SReferred to JDC, WAM.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB2538




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