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CS/HB 7045: Human Trafficking, Prostitution, and Lewdness

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Judiciary Committee ; Overdorf ; Yarkosky ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Canady ; Caruso ; Chaney ; Fernandez-Barquin ; Lopez, V. ; Williams

Human Trafficking, Prostitution, and Lewdness; Increases criminal penalties for specified offenses involving adult theaters; provides civil cause of action for victims of human trafficking against certain entities; authorizes judicial circuits to establish educational programs for persons convicted of or charged with certain violations; revises requirements for law enforcement training in identifying & investigating human trafficking; creates Statewide Data Repository for Anonymous Human Trafficking Data at USF.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 5/2/2023 House - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 7064 (Ch. 2023-86)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/23/2023 House • Filed
3/24/2023 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Appropriations Committee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
4/10/2023 House • Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
4/12/2023 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee
• Reported out of Appropriations Committee
• Now in Commerce Committee
4/13/2023 House • PCS added to Commerce Committee agenda
4/18/2023 House • Favorable with CS by Commerce Committee
• Reported out of Commerce Committee
4/19/2023 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
4/20/2023 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
5/2/2023 House • Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 7064 (Ch. 2023-86)