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Amendment

 

January Session, 2015

LCO No. 7079

   
 

*HB0684907079HDO*

Offered by:

 

REP. TONG, 147th Dist.

 

To: House Bill No. 6849

File No. 722

Cal. No. 458

"AN ACT STRENGTHENING PROTECTIONS FOR VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING. "

Strike section 4 in its entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"Sec. 4. Section 53a-192a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2015):

(a) A person is guilty of trafficking in persons when such person (1) compels or induces another person to engage in conduct involving more than one occurrence of sexual contact with one or more third persons, or provide labor or services that such person has a legal right to refrain from providing, by means of [(1)] (A) the use of force against such other person or a third person, or by the threat of use of force against such other person or a third person, [(2)] (B) fraud, or [(3)] (C) coercion, as provided in section 53a-192, or (2) compels or induces another person who is under eighteen years of age to engage in conduct involving more than one occurrence of sexual contact with one or more third persons that constitutes (A) prostitution, or (B) sexual contact for which such third person may be charged with a criminal offense. For the purposes of this subsection, "sexual contact" means any contact with the intimate parts of another person.

(b) Trafficking in persons is a class B felony. "