HB0933 (CH0653)

2013 Regular Session



Crimes - Human Trafficking of Minor - Defense of Ignorance of Victim's Age

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 653

Synopsis:Providing that a person charged with a specified human trafficking offense involving a minor may not assert a defense that the person did not know the age of the victim.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Lee, Aumann, Bobo, DeBoy, Dumais, Eckardt, Frick, Glass, Glenn, Gutierrez, Guzzone, A. Kelly, Krebs, Luedtke, McComas, McDonough, Morhaim, Pendergrass, S. Robinson, F. Turner, Valderrama, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0993 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Human Rights
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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October 2, 2015 9:10 A.M.