THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE
REGULAR SESSION OF 2015
ON JUDICIARY AND LABOR
Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Chair
Senator Maile S.L. Shimabukuro, Vice-Chair
MEASURES DEFERRED TO TUESDAY, MARCH 03, 2015
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Conference Room 016
415 South Beretania Street
DECISION MAKING ON THE
Status and 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.
No testimony will be accepted.
FOR AMENDED NOTICES: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and
measures that have been added are underscored. If a measure is both
underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 808-586-7344.