IN HB1189 | 2010 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2010 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2010-01-26 - Representative Barnes added as coauthor
Pending: House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Makes it a Class B felony for a person to recruit, harbor, or transport another person who is less than 18 years of age to engage the other person in forced labor or involuntary servitude or to force the other person into marriage or prostitution. Makes it a Class A felony for any person who is at least 18 years of age to sell or transfer custody of a child for the purpose of prostitution. (Under current law, the Class A felony of selling or transferring custody of a child for the purpose of prostitution can be committed only by a parent, guardian, or custodian of the child.)

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Child trafficking.



2010-01-26 Representative Barnes added as coauthor
2010-01-11 First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2010-01-11 Coauthored by Representative Crouch
2010-01-11 Authored by Representative DeLaney

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