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Update: Anti-trafficking Bill Makes Progress

The House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee, meeting on October 30, voted “ought to pass” on HB 201 as introduced. The vote was 16-4. HB 201 was introduced last January, retained in committee, and will get a vote in the full House in January 2020. HB 201 would increase penalties for anyone who pays to engage in sexual contact with a minor who is …

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Legislative Update: Anti-Trafficking Bill Vote Moved

UPDATE on HB 201 COMMITTEE VOTE POSTPONED TO WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30! YOUR PHONE CALL COULD MAKE THE DIFFERENCE. HB 201: Relative to Increase Penalties for Adults Buying Sex from Minors HB 201 will NOW be voted on by the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee at10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 30. Please CALL each member of the Committee and ask for an “ought to pass” vote on HB …

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Cornerstone Celebrates Signing of Anti-Trafficking Bill

On July 1, Governor Sununu signed into law House Bill 189, which protects juvenile victims of sex trafficking. The law will go into effect on January 1. It protects trafficked children from facing criminal charges for nonviolent offenses directly arising from their being trafficked. HB 189, exempting child trafficking victims from criminal penalties, is a wonderful step in the right direction towards creating policy …

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