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SB-677 Human trafficking: property: seizure.(2009-2010)

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Senate Bill No. 677

An act to add Section 236.3 to the Penal Code, relating to human trafficking.

[ Approved by Governor  September 30, 2010. Filed with Secretary of State  September 30, 2010. ]


SB 677, Yee. Human trafficking: property: seizure.
Existing law defines human trafficking as the deprivation or violation of the personal liberty of another person with the intent to commit certain specified sex offenses with the person or to obtain forced labor or services, as specified.
This bill would authorize real property used to facilitate the commission of that offense to be declared and treated as a nuisance, as specified.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


 Section 236.3 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

 Upon conviction of a violation of Section 236.1, if real property is used to facilitate the commission of the offense, the procedures for determining whether the property constitutes a nuisance and the remedies imposed therefor as provided in Article 2 (commencing with Section 11225) of Chapter 3 of Title 1 of Part 4 shall apply.