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CS/SB 784: Human Trafficking

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sachs ; Evers

Human Trafficking; Revising the definition of the term “sexual abuse of a child” to delete a reference to a child being arrested or prosecuted for specified offenses; creating an increased penalty for causing great bodily harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement; requiring the Department of Health to issue an emergency order suspending the license of a massage therapist or massage establishment if the therapist or a specified person connected to the establishment is convicted of owning, establishing, maintaining, or operating a place, structure, building, or conveyance for lewdness, assignation, or prostitution in conjunction with the establishment; requiring a person convicted of specified racketeering offenses to register as a sexual predator or sexual offender under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 2/24/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 545 (Ch. 2016-24) -SJ 487
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/6/2015 Senate • Filed
11/19/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy -SJ 59
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 59
1/20/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/25/16, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
1/25/2016 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 246
1/27/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 246
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 250
2/8/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 02/11/16, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/11/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 402
• Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 402
2/12/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/17/16, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/17/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 424
2/18/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 424
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/16
2/23/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 455
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/24/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 486
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 545 -SJ 487
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 545 (Ch. 2016-24) -SJ 487