The legislation addresses a need for expanded victim services, improved data-gathering on the prevalence and trends in human trafficking, and effective mechanisms to identify and work with victims in an effective and respectful manner.
1/11/19- Introduced in the House and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary and to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. Passed the House on 2/7/19. Received in the Senate, read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary on 2.11.19. (Updated July 9, 2019)