House Bill 350

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Last Action recommitted to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to human trafficking and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 229
Sponsors S. Overly, J. Tilley, J. Adams, R. Adams, L. Belcher, J. Bell, T. Burch, D. Butler, J. Carney, M. Cherry, L. Clark, H. Collins, L. Combs, T. Couch, J. Crenshaw, R. Crimm, B. Damron, M. Denham, B. DeWeese, M. Dossett, C. Embry Jr., K. Flood, D. Floyd, J. Glenn, D. Graham, J. Greer, S. Gregory, R. Henderson, M. Henley, J. Hoover, D. Horlander, R. Huff, J. Jenkins, D. Keene, T. Kerr, K. King, M. King, J. Lee, M. Marzian, D. Mayfield, T. McKee, R. Meeks, C. Miller, T. Mills, T. Moore, L. Napier, R. Nelson, M. Nemes, F. Nesler, D. Osborne, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, R. Quarles, M. Rader, R. Rand, J. Richards, S. Riggs, T. Riner, C. Rollins II, S. Santoro, J. Short, A. Simpson, R. Smart, J. Stacy, F. Steele, W. Stone, J. Wayne, A. Webb-Edgington, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner, B. Yonts, J. York
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 529.010, relating to prostitution and human trafficking, to add definitions for "human trafficking victims fund," "minor," and "victim of human trafficking"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to create the offense of patronizing prostitution and provide penalties; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to create a fee for patronizing a minor for prostitution; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to create a human trafficking victims fund; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to require asset forfeiture for human trafficking offenders; create a new section of KRS Chapter 16 to require the Department of Kentucky State Police to establish a human trafficking unit; amend KRS 15.334 relating to police training to require training in recognizing and investigating human trafficking and assisting the victims thereof; amend KRS 421.500, relating to victims services, to include victims of human trafficking; amend KRS 421.570, relating to victim advocates, to include training on human trafficking; amend KRS 431.600, relating to multidisciplinary team coordination of child sexual abuse investigations and prosecutions to include human trafficking victims advocates; create a new section of KRS Chapter 514 to create a new offense of theft of labor by force or threat and provide penalties; amend KRS 516.030, relating to forgery in the second degree, to include coercing another person to make or obtain a false instrument in the commission of human trafficking; amend KRS 413.249, relating to civil actions relating to childhood sexual abuse or childhood sexual assault, to provide an increased statute of limitations for child victims of human trafficking; amend KRS 431.082 to provide a cause of action for victims of human trafficking; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Labor and Industry - Theft of labor by force or threat, creation of offense
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Human trafficking, training in
Police, State - Human trafficking unit, create within Department of Kentucky State Police
Wages and Hours - Theft of labor by force or threat, creation of offense
Attorney, Commonwealth's - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Attorney, County - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Children and Minors - Prostitution, patronizing a minor for
Civil Actions - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Civil Procedure - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Crime Victims - Human trafficking
Crimes and Punishments - Human trafficking
Criminal Procedure - Human trafficking
Corrections Impact - Human trafficking
Local Mandate - Human trafficking
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/01/12
  • introduced in House
02/02/12
  • to Judiciary (H)
02/21/12
  • posting waived
02/22/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/23/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 24, 2012
03/02/12
  • 3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute
03/05/12
  • received in Senate
03/07/12
  • to Judiciary (S)
03/29/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/30/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • recommitted to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend to bifurcate the single patronizing prostitution offense into separate offenses for adults and minors; create a new section of KRS Chapter 16 to require the Department of Kentucky State Police to designate a human trafficking unit; amend KRS 15.718 to require training in human trafficking for prosecutors; delete new section of KRS Chapter 514 that creates a new offense of theft of labor by force or threat; create a new section of KRS Chapter 336 to require the Labor Cabinet to report incidents of human trafficking; amend KRS 337.385, relating to unpaid wages and damages, to require punitive damages when an employee is subjected to forced labor or services; amend KRS 17.500 to require persons convicted of patronizing a minor to register as sex offenders; amend KRS 439.3401 to include persons convicted of patronizing a minor as violent offenders.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Theft of labor by force or threat, creation of offense
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Human trafficking, training in
Police, State - Human trafficking unit, create within Department of Kentucky State Police
Wages and Hours - Theft of labor by force or threat, creation of offense
Attorney, Commonwealth's - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Attorney, County - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Children and Minors - Prostitution, patronizing a minor for
Civil Actions - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Civil Procedure - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Crime Victims - Human trafficking
Crimes and Punishments - Human trafficking
Criminal Procedure - Human trafficking
Corrections Impact - Human trafficking
Local Mandate - Human trafficking

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend to modify penalties for patronizing a minor who is a victim of human trafficking; delete provision to include persons convicted of patronizing a minor as violent offenders.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Theft of labor by force or threat, creation of offense
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Human trafficking, training in
Police, State - Human trafficking unit, create within Department of Kentucky State Police
Wages and Hours - Theft of labor by force or threat, creation of offense
Attorney, Commonwealth's - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Attorney, County - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Children and Minors - Prostitution, patronizing a minor for
Civil Actions - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Civil Procedure - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Crime Victims - Human trafficking
Crimes and Punishments - Human trafficking
Criminal Procedure - Human trafficking
Corrections Impact - Human trafficking
Local Mandate - Human trafficking

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