Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6696 Session Year 2013
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROSECUTION AND PREVENTION OF TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS.
To (1) revise the statutory criteria relating to the criminal offense of trafficking in persons, (2) increase criminal penalties for persons who patronize a prostitute who is under eighteen years of age or a victim of human trafficking, (3) allow the Superior Court to vacate criminal convictions for prostitution involving victims of human trafficking, and (4) establish a task force that will study the implementation of state initiatives designed to reduce and prevent human trafficking.