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2013 Senate Bill 596: Human trafficking crime package
  1. Introduced by Sen. David Robertson (R) on October 3, 2013, to create a state “human trafficking board” to collect and disseminate information on this crime, seek federal and other aid for addressing it and helping victims, and more.
    • Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on October 3, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 1, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
  2. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on October 2, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on October 2, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 2, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on November 12, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on December 4, 2014, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2014.
  4. Passed 97 to 12 in the House on December 9, 2014, to create a state “human trafficking board” to collect and disseminate information on this crime, seek federal and other aid for addressing it and helping victims, and more.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on December 17, 2014.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Judy Emmons (R) on December 17, 2014, to delete certain reporting and coordination provisions. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 17, 2014.
  6. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on December 17, 2014, to create a state “human trafficking board” to collect and disseminate information on this crime, seek federal and other aid for addressing it and helping victims, and more.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Received in the House on December 17, 2014.
  8. Passed 96 to 14 in the House on December 18, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

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