MD SB881 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 26 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-03-27 - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Altering the elements of the prohibitions against human trafficking and renaming them sex trafficking; prohibiting a person from knowingly obtaining or procuring for any person the labor or services of another by certain means; prohibiting a person from knowingly causing another to engage in a debt bondage; prohibiting a person from aiding, abetting, or conspiring with another to violate the Act; establishing that the lack of knowledge about a victim's age is not a defense to certain offenses involving a child; etc.

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Criminal Law - Human Trafficking and Prostitution Offenses


Roll Calls

2018-03-22 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (47-0) (Y: 48 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-03-27HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2018-03-26SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2018-03-23SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-23SenateFavorable with Amendments {838470/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-23SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-02-20SenateHearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-05SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments