FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20, 2015
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Human Trafficking Crimes Gets Attention of State Lawmakers
Huff Legislation Targets the Demand Side of Human Trafficking
SACRAMENTO: Senator Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) took part in a special Informational Hearing today hosted by the Assembly Committee on Public Safety, where legislators shined a spotlight on the world’s fastest growing criminal enterprise. Human Trafficking: Identifying the Scope of the Problem and Potential Solutions focused on a modern day slavery problem that profits from the exploitation of our most vulnerable populations and is an estimated $32 billion-a-year global industry.
Senator Huff’s SB 420, which separates out sellers and purchasers of sex with children, was part of the hearing’s focus. Continue reading