Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6696
Session Year 2013


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.

Introduced by:
Judiciary Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 6/1/2013Bill Passed Temporary
 6/1/2013House Re-adopted House Amendment Schedule A 7956
 6/1/2013House Reconsidered House Amendment Schedule A 7956
 5/31/2013Bill Passed Temporary
 5/31/2013House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 7956
 5/6/2013(LCO)File Number 741
 5/6/2013House Calendar Number 520
 5/6/2013Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/6/2013(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/29/2013(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 05/06/13 10:00 AM
 4/19/2013(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/19/2013(JUD)Joint Favorable Substitute
 4/11/2013Public Hearing 04/15
 4/8/2013Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of HB-6696

Rep. Catherine F. Abercrombie, 83rd Dist.
Rep. Philip J. Miller, 36th Dist.
Rep. Kevin Ryan, 139th Dist.
Rep. Mike Alberts, 50th Dist.
Rep. Terry Backer, 121st Dist.
Rep. David Zoni, 81st Dist.
Rep. Prasad Srinivasan, 31st Dist.
Rep. James Maroney, 119th Dist.
Rep. Lawrence G. Miller, 122nd Dist.
Rep. Cecilia Buck-Taylor, 67th Dist.
Rep. David A. Scribner, 107th Dist.
Rep. Fred Camillo, 151st Dist.
Rep. Vincent J. Candelora, 86th Dist.
Rep. Terrie Wood, 141st Dist.
Rep. Michael L. Molgano, 144th Dist.

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