IN SB0339 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-11 - First reading: referred to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
Pending: Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Human trafficking. Provides that if a petition alleges that a child is a child in need of services as a victim of human or sexual trafficking, the juvenile court shall make a determination on the petition and: (1) the child shall not be required to admit or deny the allegation; and (2) the petitioner must prove the allegation by a preponderance of the evidence. Requires that before or at the initial hearing, the court shall appoint an attorney for a child alleged to be a child in need of services as a victim of human or sexual trafficking.

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Title

Human trafficking.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-11SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
2021-01-11SenateAuthored by Senator Donato

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