CHAPTER 968
VICTIM SERVICES

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Sec. 54-234. Development of response system for victims of offense of trafficking in persons. Contracts.

      Sec. 54-234. Development of response system for victims of offense of trafficking in persons. Contracts. (a) The Office of Victim Services within the Judicial Department shall, within available appropriations, contract with nongovernmental organizations to develop a coordinated response system to assist victims of the offense of trafficking in persons.

      (b) Such contracts shall be entered into for the following purposes, including, but not limited to:

      (1) Developing a uniform curriculum to address rights and services for such victims;

      (2) Developing information and materials on available resources and services for such victims;

      (3) Actively seeking out quality training and other educational opportunities regarding the identification and assistance of such victims that take into consideration such victims' cultural context and needs; and

      (4) Promoting and disseminating information on training and other educational opportunities concerning the assistance of such victims to emergency medical services, faith-based communities, sexual assault service providers, domestic violence service providers and state and local governmental agencies.

      (June Sp. Sess. P.A. 07-4, S. 29.)

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