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

MEASURES DEFERRED TO TUESDAY, MARCH 03, 2015

DATE:

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

TIME:

9:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 016
State Capitol
415 South Beretania Street

DECISION MAKING ON THE FOLLOWING MEASURE(S):

SB265
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.

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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 agenda.

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