SB0308 (CH0151)

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Child Abuse - Sex Trafficking (Protecting Victims of Sex Trafficking Act of 2017)

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Approved by the Governor - Chapter 151

Synopsis:Altering the definition of "sexual abuse" in provisions of law relating to child abuse to include the sex trafficking of a child by any individual; defining the terms "sexual molestation or exploitation" and "sex trafficking" in provisions of law relating to child abuse; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Bates, Brochin, Cassilly, Eckardt, Edwards, Ferguson, Hershey, Hough, Jennings, Lee, Mathias, Norman, Ready, Salling, Serafini, Simonaire, Waugh, and Muse
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Cross-filed with: HB0632
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
By Request of the Governor
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Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Child Abuse and Neglect
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Human Rights
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Sexual Offenses
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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November 28, 2017 1:10 P.M.