07RS SB43

SB43

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SB 43/LM/CI (BR 351) - D. Boswell, W. Blevins Jr, P. Clark, D. Harper Angel, J. Rhoads, D. Roeding, E. Scorsone, T. Shaughnessy, J. Westwood

     AN ACT relating to human trafficking.
     Amend KRS 194A.030 to establish Division of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking Services within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; create a new section of KRS Chapter 194A to set out the basic operating parameters of the Division of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking Services; create a new section of KRS Chapter 194A to allow the Division of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking Services to provide documentation to victims and to coordinate the provision of certain rights, benefits, and services to victims; create a new section of KRS Chapter 194A to allow the Division of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking Services to assist in certain immigration matters and to prohibit state and local officers from seeking deportation of victims; create a new section of KRS Chapter 194A to establish a consultative task force within the Division of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking Services to examine and develop policies relating to the provision of services to victims of human trafficking; create a new section of KRS Chapter 194A to require the Division of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking Services to develop statistical data relating to human trafficking; create a new section of KRS Chapter 194A to require the Division of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking Services to offer training to participants in the criminal justice system; create a new section of KRS Chapter 194A to require the Division of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking Services to develop a public awareness campaign relating to human trafficking and its negative effects; create a new section of KRS Chapter 194A to allow the Division of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking Services to dispense grants; create a new section of KRS Chapter 194A to establish a policy for the Division of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Human Trafficking Services and the state to seek out various community groups and entities in developing policies and programs relative to the prevention of human trafficking; amend KRS 346.050 to specify that victims of human trafficking may apply for crime victim compensation regardless of the absence of a police report; create a new section of KRS Chapter 413 to provide a 10 year statute of limitations for civil suits brought by victims of human trafficking; amend KRS 338.021 to apply the state's occupational safety laws to all persons regardless of a person's right to work within the United States; create a new section of KRS Chapter 422 to create an evidentiary privilege for human trafficking victim counselors; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to establish a policy of non-incarceration for victims of human trafficking; create a new section of KRS Chapter 454 to make a human trafficker civilly liable to the person's victims; create a new section of KRS Chapter 455 to specify plea provisions in human trafficking cases; create a new section of KRS Chapter 455 to specify the elements of restitution a victim of human trafficking may seek; create a new section of KRS Chapter 500 to provide for forfeiture of human trafficking related to property and proceeds; create a new section of KRS Chapter 501 to limit the availability of certain defenses in human trafficking situations; amend KRS 501.090 expand the availability of the defense of duress to human trafficking victims; create a new section of KRS Chapter 502 to specify business enterprise liability in human trafficking prosecutions; amend KRS 506.120 to include the new offense of exploitation of persons with the criminal syndication statute; amend and create various new sections of KRS Chapter 529 to create new offenses relating to exploitation of persons to criminalize forced labor or services; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to create the offense of identity document extortion.

SB 43 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS/LM/CI - Retain provisions relating to evidentiary privilege for human trafficking counselors, jail detention of human trafficking victims, and inclusion of human trafficking within the criminal syndication statute; replace original criminal provisions with new provisions to create the offense of human trafficking and promoting human trafficking; make various conforming amendments; delete all other provisions of the original bill.

     SCA (1, R. Stivers II) - Amend to require knowledge of the human trafficking before a criminal offense set out in the bill would apply.

     Jan 3-introduced in Senate
     Jan 4-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 21-taken from committee; 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 22-2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 2-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 5-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 5, 2007; 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)
     Mar 6-received in House; to Judiciary (H); posting waived
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 9, 2007
     Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 96-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 19-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 19)

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