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Abduction and kidnapping; definition. (HB2016)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), and Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Human Trafficking. Defines human trafficking to include the use of force, deception, or coercion, for the purpose of subjecting a person to involuntary servitude, debt bondage, concubinage, prostitution, or slavery. The bill provides that any person who engages in human trafficking is subject to the provisions of the Virginia Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, and provides for forfeiture of a trafficker's property used in, and proceeds gained from, trafficking. The bill also creates an affirmative defense to criminal activity engaged in by a victim of trafficking. Amends § 19.2-386.32, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

  • 01/13/2009 Committee
  • 01/13/2009 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090848492
  • 01/13/2009 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/15/2009 Impact statement from VCSC (HB2016)
  • 01/20/2009 Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
  • 02/06/2009 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
  • 02/06/2009 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/06/2009 Committee substitute printed 090940492-H1
  • 02/08/2009 Read first time
  • 02/09/2009 Read second time
  • 02/09/2009 Committee substitute agreed to 090940492-H1
  • 02/09/2009 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2016H1
  • 02/10/2009 Impact statement from VCSC (HB2016H1)
  • 02/10/2009 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/10/2009 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/10/2009 Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
  • 02/10/2009 Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
  • 02/10/2009 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/11/2009 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/11/2009 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/13/2009 Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
  • 02/19/2009 Impact statement from DPB (HB2016H1)
  • 02/23/2009 Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/23/2009 Committee substitute printed 090949492-S1
  • 02/24/2009 Impact statement from VCSC (HB2016S1)
  • 02/24/2009 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/25/2009 Read third time
  • 02/25/2009 Reading of substitute waived
  • 02/25/2009 Committee substitute agreed to 090949492-S1
  • 02/25/2009 Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2016S1
  • 02/25/2009 Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/26/2009 VOTE: --- ADOPTION (3-Y 94-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/26/2009 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/26/2009 Senate substitute rejected by House (3-Y 94-N)
  • 02/26/2009 VOTE: --- REJECTED (3-Y 94-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/26/2009 Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/26/2009 Senate requested conference committee
  • 02/26/2009 House acceded to request
  • 02/26/2009 Conferees appointed by House
  • 02/26/2009 Delegates: Ebbin, Albo, Bell
  • 02/26/2009 Conferees appointed by Senate
  • 02/26/2009 Senators: Edwards, Quayle, Deeds
  • 02/27/2009 Conference substitute printed 091560492-H2
  • 02/28/2009 Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/28/2009 Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/28/2009 VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/09/2009 Enrolled
  • 03/09/2009 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2016ER)
  • 03/09/2009 Impact statement from DPB (HB2016ER)
  • 03/09/2009 Signed by President
  • 03/11/2009 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/30/2009 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 662 (effective 7/1/09)
  • 03/30/2009 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0662)

Comments

CG2 Consulting, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

This is a VACOLAO legislative priority. VACOLAO supports this bill. This bill establishes for the first time a specific criminal statute outlawing human trafficking. Currently, trafficking is dealt with in the code through extortion laws.

Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The Virginia Interfaith Center supports this bill.

Nonprofit NoVA, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Support.