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2013 Senate Bill 593: Human trafficking crime package
  1. Introduced by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on October 3, 2013, to require child placement agencies to give special consideration to information that a child may be the victim of human trafficking crimes, and on that basis find that the usual reunification, adoption, or other foster care services may not be suitable. Instead, the child would have to be placed in a setting that provided mental health, counseling, or other specialized services appropriate for a human trafficking victim.
    • Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on October 3, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on February 11, 2014, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on March 25, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 25, 2014.
  2. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on March 26, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on March 26, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on March 26, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on May 21, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.