Raised H.B. No. 6657
Session Year 2021


To (1) adjust the membership in the Trafficking in Persons Council, (2) allow certain testimony in the case of a delinquency proceeding to be compelled, (3) establish an affirmative defense for trafficking in persons in the case of a victim of trafficking, (4) redefine "sex trafficking", (5) modify the elements of the crimes of patronizing a prostitute and commercial sexual abuse of a minor, (6) change the required frequency of a refresher course in human trafficking awareness for certain professions, and (7) extend vacatur relief to a person who committed certain crimes if a conviction is based on participation in the crime by the convicted person due to such person being a victim of trafficking.

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Judiciary Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 6/30/2021Signed by the Governor
 6/18/2021Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 6/18/2021Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/16/2021(LCO)Public Act 21-103
 6/8/2021In Concurrence
 6/8/2021Senate Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A,B
 6/8/2021Senate Adopted House Amendment Schedule A,B
 5/14/2021(LCO)File Number 694
 5/14/2021Senate Calendar Number 433
 5/14/2021Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/12/2021House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A,B
 5/12/2021House Adopted House Amendment Schedule B 8397
 5/12/2021House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 8465
 4/15/2021(LCO)File Number 479
 4/15/2021House Calendar Number 349
 4/15/2021Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/15/2021(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/9/2021(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/14/21 5:00 PM
 3/30/2021(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/29/2021(JUD)Joint Favorable
 3/19/2021Public Hearing 03/24
 3/18/2021Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

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