Raised H.B. No. 6657
Session Year 2021


AN ACT CONCERNING HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

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.


Public Hearing Testimony

  Judiciary Committee