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HB 1439: Prostitution, Lewdness, Human Trafficking, and Public Lodging

GENERAL BILL by Toledo ; Busatta Cabrera ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Morales

Prostitution, Lewdness, Human Trafficking, and Public Lodging; Prohibits operator of public lodging establishment or vacation rental from offering hourly rate for accommodation; requires guest of public lodging establishment or vacation rental to provide positive proof of identification to operator at time of occupancy; increases criminal penalties for soliciting or procuring another person to commit prostitution or other specified offenses or purchasing services of person engaged in prostitution; provides that human trafficking victim expunction of criminal history records does not apply to specified offenses; removes requirement for specific evidentiary standard when determining human trafficking victim status in absence of official documentation; creates Statewide Data Repository for Anonymous Human Trafficking.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 1/16/2022 House - Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2022 House • Filed
1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/16/2022 House • Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee