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2013 House Bill 5025: “Human trafficking” criminal law package
  1. Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on October 1, 2013, to allow and facilitate the expungement of prostitution offenses from a person’s criminal record if the individual was the victim of a “human trafficking” violation.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 1, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on January 22, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on February 11, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on February 11, 2014.
  2. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on February 12, 2014, to allow and facilitate the expungement of a prostitution offense from a person’s criminal record if the person was the victim of a “human trafficking” violation.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on February 13, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on February 13, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 20, 2014, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on October 2, 2014, to allow and facilitate the expungement of a prostitution offense from a person’s criminal record if the person was the victim of a “human trafficking” violation.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on October 2, 2014.
  6. Passed 107 to 0 in the House on October 2, 2014, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

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