Human Anti-Trafficking Act; created, report. (HB2551)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Katherine Waddell (I-Richmond), and Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Human trafficking; penalties. Establishes the crime of and punishment for human trafficking, a Class 4 felony. Punishes human trafficking, when for the purposes of commercial sex acts or sexually explicit performance, as a Class 2 felony. Provides for civil liability, business entity liability, restitution to victims, forfeiture of trafficker assets, and study by a Governor's task force. Amends § 18.2-513, § 19.2-386.32, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078181300
01/09/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB2551)
01/17/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/29/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2551)