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CS/HB 167: Victims of Human Trafficking

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Spano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Burgess ; Cortes, J. ; Davis ; Drake ; Edwards-Walpole ; Fitzenhagen ; Geller ; Hager ; Killebrew ; Leek ; Olszewski ; Pigman ; Plakon ; Stone ; Williams ; Yarborough

Victims of Human Trafficking; Provides civil cause of action for victims of human trafficking against trafficker or facilitator; requires court to impose civil penalties in certain circumstances; provides for deposit or distribution of civil penalties; provides affirmative defense for owners or operators of public lodging establishments; requires educational programs for employees of public food service & lodging establishment regarding human trafficking; specifies proof of compliance requirements.

Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/21/2017 House • Filed
9/26/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 23
11/1/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 11/08/17, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
11/8/2017 House • Favorable by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 252
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
11/29/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 1:30 pm, Morris Hall
12/6/2017 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 259
12/7/2017 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 259
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 23
1/30/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/01/18, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall --Temporarily Postponed
2/19/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/21/18, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
2/21/2018 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 671
2/22/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 663
2/25/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 679
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar