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House and Senate Pass Bill Protecting Human Trafficking Witnesses and Victims

The House and Senate have passed House Bill 359 unanimously. This bill, sponsored by Representative Kim Williams and Senator Nicole Poore, adds victims of human trafficking to the Address Confidentiality Act.

Under this program, certain crime victims are provided a substitute address by the Department of Justice so as to protect the participant’s actual address from public disclosure.

Senator Nicole Poore: “Victims of human trafficking deserve to be believed, supported, and protected by our government. House Bill 359 will do just that[.] I thank my colleague in the House, Kim Williams, for her diligent work and collaboration with me and others to pass meaningful legislation that helps survivors of human trafficking.”

House Bill 359 SponsorsYes VotesNo Votes
K.Williams, Baumbach, Griffith, Kowalko, Longhurst, Mitchell, Wilson-Anton, Briggs King, Dukes, Gray, M.Smith, HensleyHouse Passes 39-0-2. Baumbach Bennett Bentz Bolden Friel Bush Carson Chukwuocha Cooke Dorsey-Walker Griffith Heffernan K.Johnson K.Williams Kowalko Lambert Longhurst Lynn Matthews Minor-Brown Mitchell Morrison Osienski S.Moore Schwartzkopf Wilson-Anton  Briggs King Collins D.Short Gray Hensley M.Smith Morris Postles Ramone Shupe Spiegelman Vanderwende YearickDukes
Poore, Gay, Hansen, Paradee, Sturgeon, Walsh, Hocker, Lawson, Lopez, RichardsonSenate Passes 20-0-1. Brown Ennis Gay Hansen Lockman Mantzavinos Paradee Pinkney Poore S.McBride Sokola Sturgeon Townsend Walsh Bonini Hocker Lawson Lopez Pettyjohn Richardson Wilson
Current Status: Sent to the Governor.

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