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SB-35 Human trafficking.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 12/03/2018 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 35


Introduced by Senator Chang

December 03, 2018


An act relating to human trafficking.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 35, as introduced, Chang. Human trafficking.
Existing law makes a person who deprives or violates the personal liberty of another with the intent to obtain forced labor or services guilty of the crime of human trafficking and subject to imprisonment and a specified fine.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to establish a task force to combat human trafficking that would collect and organize data on the nature and prevalence of trafficking in persons in California and organize collaborative efforts between local and state governments and nongovernmental organizations for protecting victims of trafficking, among other, related duties.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to establish a task force to combat human trafficking. To the extent feasible, the task force shall do all of the following:
(a) Collect and organize data on the nature and prevalence of trafficking in persons in California.
(b) Organize collaborative efforts between local and state governments and nongovernmental organizations for protecting victims of trafficking.
(c) Measure and evaluate the progress of the state in preventing trafficking, protecting and providing assistance to victims of trafficking, and prosecuting persons engaged in trafficking.