100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced , by Rep. Katie Stuart
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Lodging Establishment Human Trafficking Recognition
Training Act. Requires hotels and motels to train employees in the
recognition of human trafficking and protocols for reporting observed human
trafficking to the appropriate authority. Provides that the Department of
Labor shall develop the curriculum for the training. Requires the training
program to be developed by January 1, 2019 and training by hotels and
motels to begin by June 1, 2019. Effective immediately.
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AN ACT concerning human trafficking recognition.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Lodging Services Human Trafficking Recognition Training Act.
In this Act:
"Department" means the Department of Labor.
"Human trafficking" means the deprivation or violation of
the personal liberty of another with the intent to obtain
forced labor or services, procure or sell the individual for
commercial sex, or exploit the individual in obscene matter.
Depriving or violating a person's liberty includes substantial
and sustained restriction of another's liberty accomplished
through fraud, deceit, coercion, violence, duress, menace, or
threat of unlawful injury to the victim or to another person,
under circumstances where the person receiving or apprehending
the threat reasonably believes that it is likely that the
person making the threat would carry it out.
"Lodging establishment" means an establishment classified
as a hotel or motel in the 2017 North American Industry
Classification System under code 721110 and an establishment
classified as a casino hotel in the 2017 North American
Industry Classification System under code 721120.