Introduced by Sen. Mark Jansen (R) on October 3, 2013, to establish as an “affirmative defense” for a person being prosecuted for a prostitution-related offense that the individual did it only because of his or her status as a victim of a human trafficking crime.
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 substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 12, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 12, 2013.