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General Assembly

Amendment

 

February Session, 2018

LCO No. 4597

   
 

*SB0050904597SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. SUZIO, 13th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 509

File No. 615

Cal. No. 365

"AN ACT CONCERNING NEWLY DISCOVERED EVIDENCE."

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Section 53a-192a of the 2018 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2018):

(a) A person is guilty of trafficking in persons when such person (1) knowingly compels or induces another person to engage in conduct involving 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 (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, (B) fraud, or (C) coercion, as provided in section 53a-192, (2) compels or induces another person who is under eighteen years of age to engage in conduct involving sexual contact with one or more third persons that constitutes sexual contact for which such third person may be charged with a criminal offense, or (3) otherwise commits an act that constitutes sex trafficking. For the purposes of this subsection, "sexual contact" means any contact with the intimate parts of another person, and "sex trafficking" means the recruitment, harboring, transportation or provision of a person for the purpose of engaging in sexual conduct with another person [for a fee] in exchange for anything of value.

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

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

July 1, 2018

53a-192a