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State of Texas Senate Bill 532

posted Feb 13, 2013, 2:08 PM by Saul Castellanos
Senator Leticia Van de Putte and Representative Senfronia Thompson file Omnibus Human Trafficking Legislation.

Among the bill's major provisions:

  • Extends the criminal statute of limitations for offenses involving compelling prostitution of a minor.
  • Makes trafficking survivors eligible to receive reimbursement for relocation expenses under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
  • Includes survivors of human trafficking-related offenses as eligible participants in the Address Confidentiality Program.
  • Resolves some conflicting statutes related to human trafficking.
Read the original Press Release HERE