THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND LABOR

Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Chair

Senator Maile S.L. Shimabukuro, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 20, 2015

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 016

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 265

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.

Replaces the term "promoting prostitution" with the term "sex trafficking".  Includes under the offense of sex trafficking in the second degree paying or offering to pay a person for sexual conduct with reckless disregard of the fact that the person may be a victim of sex trafficking.  Requires a maximum fine of $50,000 for sex trafficking in the first degree, and $25,000 for sex trafficking in the second degree.  Includes labor trafficking in the first and second degrees and sex trafficking in the first and second degrees in the list of violent crimes for which victims may be eligible for criminal injury compensation.  Removes the statute of limitations for sex trafficking in the first and second degrees.  Changes solicitation of a minor for prostitution from a class C to class B felony.  Adds sex trafficking in the first and second degrees to the list of crimes for which an order to intercept wire, oral, or electronic communications is permitted.  Amends the eligibility requirements for offenders of sex trafficking in the first and second degrees to be able to petition the court for termination of sex offender registration requirements.

 

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DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW, IF TIME PERMITS.

 

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Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Chair