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2013 Senate Bill 584: Eliminate statute of limitations on child sex trafficking
  1. Introduced by Sen. Judy Emmons (R) on October 3, 2013, to eliminate the statute of limitations for prosecution of human trafficking crimes that cost the life of another, and establish a 25 year limitation on prosecuting other human trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation of minors offenses.
    • Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on October 3, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on December 5, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 12, 2013, to eliminate the statute of limitations for prosecution of child sex trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation of children offenses.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on December 12, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on December 12, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on May 21, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Edward McBroom (R) on June 5, 2014, to reduce the proposed statute of limitation on human trafficking crimes that do not cost the life of another, from 25 years to 12 years. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2014.
      • Moved to reconsider by Rep. Jim Stamas (R) on October 2, 2014, to reconsider the vote by which the McBroom amendment was passed. The motion passed by voice vote in the House on October 2, 2014.
      • Amendment offered by Rep. Edward McBroom (R) on October 2, 2014, to reduce the proposed statute of limitation on human trafficking crimes that do not cost the life of another, from 25 years to 12 years. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on October 2, 2014.
  4. Passed 108 to 1 in the House on October 2, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

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