Human Anti-Trafficking Act; created. (HB1152)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Human Anti-Trafficking Act; penalties. Establishes in Virginia law the "Model State Anti-Trafficking Criminal Statute" drafted by the U.S. Department of Justice. Although Virginia has criminal statutes that address many of the crimes addressed by the Act (kidnapping, prostitution, etc.), the Department of Justice has asked the states to adopt the model act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064861380
01/11/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB1152)
02/15/2006Left in Courts of Justice