House Bill 3

Actions | Amendments
Last Action signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 25)
Title AN ACT relating to human trafficking and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 922
Sponsors S. Overly, A. Wuchner, J. Adams, R. Adkins, J. Arnold Jr., L. Bechler, J. Bell, R. Benvenuti III, T. Burch, D. Butler, D. Butler, J. Carney, L. Clark, H. Collins, L. Combs, T. Couch, W. Coursey, J. Crenshaw, B. Damron, J. DeCesare, M. Denham, B. DeWeese, J. Donohue, C. Embry Jr., J. Fischer, K. Flood, D. Floyd, J. Glenn, J. Gooch Jr., D. Graham, J. Greer, K. Hall, M. Harmon, R. Heath, R. Henderson, J. Hoover, D. Horlander, R. Huff, K. Imes, J. Jenkins, D. Keene, T. Kerr, K. King, M. King, A. Koenig, J. Lee, S. Lee, M. Marzian, D. Mayfield, T. McKee, D. Meade , R. Meeks, M. Meredith, C. Miller, T. Mills, B. Montell, T. Moore, R. Nelson, D. Osborne, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, R. Quarles, M. Rader, R. Rand, J. Richards, S. Riggs, T. Riner, C. Rollins II, B. Rowland, S. Santoro, J. Shell, J. Short, A. Simpson, K. Sinnette, R. Smart, D. St. Onge, J. Stacy, F. Steele, J. Stewart III, W. Stone, G. Stumbo, T. Thompson, J. Tilley, D. Watkins, G. Watkins, J. Wayne, R. Webber, S. Westrom, B. Yonts, J. York
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 620 to require that a child who is suspected to be a human trafficking victim be treated as a case of dependency, neglect, or abuse, and provide requirements for how to handle these cases, require the creation of administrative regulations, and require an annual report; amend KRS 620.040 to clarify duties of various agencies in child human trafficking cases and allow protective custody by law enforcement; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to provide requirements for the Department of Juvenile Justice when a child is suspected to be a victim of human trafficking and require promulgation of administrative regulations; amend KRS 605.030 to permit court-designated workers to screen for human trafficking; create a new section of KRS Chapter 630 to prohibit a child victim of human trafficking from being charged with or adjudicated guilty of a status offense; amend KRS 529.010 to amend the definitions relating to prostitution and human trafficking; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to create a fee for a conviction of human trafficking offenses; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to establish a human trafficking victims fund; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to require asset forfeiture for human trafficking offenders and to provide for distribution of the proceeds; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to prohibit the prosecution of a minor under prostitution statutes; amend KRS 529.020 and 529.080 to conform; amend KRS 15.334, relating to police training, to require training relating to human trafficking; amend KRS 15.706 to require the Prosecutors Advisory Council to collect data on human trafficking; amend KRS 15.718 to require human trafficking training for prosecutors; create a new section of KRS Chapter 16 to require the Department of Kentucky State Police to designate a human trafficking unit; 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 413.249, relating to civil actions relating to childhood sexual abuse or childhood sexual assault, to include child victims of human trafficking; amend KRS 421.350, relating to testimony of certain child victims, to include child victims of human trafficking offenses; amend KRS 431.082 to provide a cause of action for victims of human trafficking; amend KRS 431.600, relating to coordination of child sexual abuse investigations and prosecutions, to include advocates for human trafficking victims; create a new section of KRS Chapter 336 to require the Labor Cabinet to report incidents of human trafficking and provide for reasonable cause immunity; amend KRS 337.385 to allow a court to award punitive damages and other costs and fees to victims of human trafficking; 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; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to file a report on its plan to implement provisions relating to child human trafficking victims; provide that the Act may be cited as the "Human Trafficking Victims Rights Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Asset forfeiture and human trafficking victims fund, creation of
Fiscal Note - Human Trafficking Victims Fund, creation of
Local Mandate - Asset forfeiture and human trafficking victims fund, creation of
Corrections Impact - Human trafficking
Courts - Court designated workers, authority to screen for human trafficking victims
Crime Victims - Asset forfeiture and human trafficking victims fund, creation of
Crime Victims - Child victims of human trafficking, treatment as dependent, neglected or abused,
Crime Victims - Human trafficking
Crime Victims - Human trafficking victims advocates, inclusion in multidisciplinary team
Crime Victims - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Crime Victims - Testimony of child victim, special procedure, inclusion of human trafficking offenses
Crimes and Punishments - Forgery, inclusion of coercing another to falsify written instrument
Criminal Procedure - Forgery, inclusion of coercing another to falsify written instrument
Criminal Procedure - Testimony of child victim, special procedure, inclusion of human trafficking offenses
Labor and Industry - Labor Cabinet, requirement to report human trafficking
Legislative Research Commission - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, requirement for report on child human trafficking victims
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Human trafficking, training in
Police, State - Human trafficking unit, designate within Department of Kentucky State Police
Popular Names and Short Titles - BR 922, Human Trafficking Victims Rights Act
Prosecutors - Human trafficking, training in
Appropriations - Human Trafficking Victims Fund, creation of
Attorney, Commonwealth's - Human trafficking, training in
Attorney, Commonwealth's - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Attorney, County - Human trafficking, training in
Attorney, County - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Children and Minors - Human trafficking victims, treatment as dependent, neglected or abused
Civil Actions - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Civil Procedure - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Crimes and Punishments - Human trafficking, provisions for safe harbor for minors
Criminal Procedure - Human trafficking, provisions for safe harbor for minors
Criminal Procedure - Asset forfeiture, human trafficking convictions
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/07/13
  • introduced in House
02/11/13
  • to Judiciary (H)
  • posted in committee
02/13/13
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/14/13
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 15, 2013
02/15/13
  • 3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
02/19/13
  • received in Senate
02/21/13
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
03/05/13
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
03/06/13
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
  • reassigned to Judiciary (S)
03/07/13
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2013
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
03/12/13
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute
  • passed 97-0
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
  • delivered to Governor
03/19/13
  • signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 25)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions except clarify that the provisions applying to children arise when there is a reasonable cause to believe a child has been the victim of human trafficking and to delete requirement for reports to the Interim Joint Committees on Judiciary and Health and Welfare.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Asset forfeiture and human trafficking victims fund, creation of
Fiscal Note - Human Trafficking Victims Fund, creation of
Local Mandate - Asset forfeiture and human trafficking victims fund, creation of
Corrections Impact - Human trafficking
Courts - Court designated workers, authority to screen for human trafficking victims
Crime Victims - Asset forfeiture and human trafficking victims fund, creation of
Crime Victims - Child victims of human trafficking, treatment as dependent, neglected or abused,
Crime Victims - Human trafficking
Crime Victims - Human trafficking victims advocates, inclusion in multidisciplinary team
Crime Victims - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Crime Victims - Testimony of child victim, special procedure, inclusion of human trafficking offenses
Crimes and Punishments - Forgery, inclusion of coercing another to falsify written instrument
Criminal Procedure - Forgery, inclusion of coercing another to falsify written instrument
Criminal Procedure - Testimony of child victim, special procedure, inclusion of human trafficking offenses
Labor and Industry - Labor Cabinet, requirement to report human trafficking
Legislative Research Commission - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, requirement for report on child human trafficking victims
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Human trafficking, training in
Police, State - Human trafficking unit, designate within Department of Kentucky State Police
Popular Names and Short Titles - BR 922, Human Trafficking Victims Rights Act
Prosecutors - Human trafficking, training in
Appropriations - Human Trafficking Victims Fund, creation of
Attorney, Commonwealth's - Human trafficking, training in
Attorney, Commonwealth's - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Attorney, County - Human trafficking, training in
Attorney, County - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Children and Minors - Human trafficking victims, treatment as dependent, neglected or abused
Civil Actions - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Civil Procedure - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Crimes and Punishments - Human trafficking, provisions for safe harbor for minors
Criminal Procedure - Human trafficking, provisions for safe harbor for minors
Criminal Procedure - Asset forfeiture, human trafficking convictions

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions except amend to modify reporting requirement, include provision for adequate funding allocation to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services through regulations; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Asset forfeiture and human trafficking victims fund, creation of
Fiscal Note - Human Trafficking Victims Fund, creation of
Local Mandate - Asset forfeiture and human trafficking victims fund, creation of
Corrections Impact - Human trafficking
Courts - Court designated workers, authority to screen for human trafficking victims
Crime Victims - Asset forfeiture and human trafficking victims fund, creation of
Crime Victims - Child victims of human trafficking, treatment as dependent, neglected or abused,
Crime Victims - Human trafficking
Crime Victims - Human trafficking victims advocates, inclusion in multidisciplinary team
Crime Victims - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Crime Victims - Testimony of child victim, special procedure, inclusion of human trafficking offenses
Crimes and Punishments - Forgery, inclusion of coercing another to falsify written instrument
Criminal Procedure - Forgery, inclusion of coercing another to falsify written instrument
Criminal Procedure - Testimony of child victim, special procedure, inclusion of human trafficking offenses
Labor and Industry - Labor Cabinet, requirement to report human trafficking
Legislative Research Commission - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, requirement for report on child human trafficking victims
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Human trafficking, training in
Police, State - Human trafficking unit, designate within Department of Kentucky State Police
Popular Names and Short Titles - BR 922, Human Trafficking Victims Rights Act
Prosecutors - Human trafficking, training in
Appropriations - Human Trafficking Victims Fund, creation of
Attorney, Commonwealth's - Human trafficking, training in
Attorney, Commonwealth's - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Attorney, County - Human trafficking, training in
Attorney, County - Victims advocates, requirement for human trafficking training
Children and Minors - Human trafficking victims, treatment as dependent, neglected or abused
Civil Actions - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Civil Procedure - Human trafficking, cause of action and statute of limitations for
Crimes and Punishments - Human trafficking, provisions for safe harbor for minors
Criminal Procedure - Human trafficking, provisions for safe harbor for minors
Criminal Procedure - Asset forfeiture, human trafficking convictions

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