SB 373 Trafficking in persons; penalties.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

Trafficking in persons; penalties. Creates new felonies for trafficking in persons for forced labor or sexual servitude and adds the new felonies as a predicate criminal act under the criminal gang statute, as racketeering crimes, and to the functions of a multijurisdiction grand jury, and also allows seizure and forfeiture of property used in committing such felonies. The new felonies and the existing felony of receiving money for procuring a person are added to the rape shield statute. The bill allows a petition for a child in need of services to be substituted for a delinquency petition for certain minors arrested for prostitution, disallows the release of certain victim information, specifies law-enforcement protocol for victims who may not be legally present, requires persons convicted of the new felonies to pay restitution that compensates for the victim's labor, and creates a civil action for trafficked persons. The Secretary of Public Safety is required to convene an anti-trafficking committee and the Virginia Human Trafficking Victim Fund is created, which will be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services. This bill incorporates SB 453.

Full text:
01/07/14  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102823D  pdf | impact statements
01/27/14  Senate: Committee substitute printed 14104498D-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/04/14  Senate: Committee substitute printed 14104694D-S2  pdf | impact statements

Status:
01/07/14  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102823D
01/07/14  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/14  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
01/27/14  Senate: Committee substitute printed 14104498D-S1
01/27/14  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
01/28/14  Senate: Incorporates SB453
02/04/14  Senate: Reported from Finance with substitute (17-Y 0-N)
02/04/14  Senate: Committee substitute printed 14104694D-S2
02/05/14  Senate: Incorporates SB453
02/05/14  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/14  Senate: Read second time
02/06/14  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/06/14  Senate: Committee substitute rejected 14104498D-S1
02/06/14  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/06/14  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 14104694D-S2
02/06/14  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB373S2
02/07/14  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/14  House: Placed on Calendar
02/12/14  House: Read first time
02/12/14  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/14  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/14/14  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
03/04/14  House: Left in Courts of Justice