Prostitution; juveniles engaged in commercial sexual conduct, participation in specialized services. (SB180)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Trafficking in persons; penalties. Adds a number of provisions regarding human trafficking. The bill allows a petition for a child in need of services to be substituted for a delinquency petition for certain minors arrested for prostitution, adds the existing felony of receiving money for procuring a person to the rape shield statute, disallows the release of certain victim information, specifies law-enforcement protocol for victims who may not be legally present, requires persons convicted of commercial sex trafficking to pay restitution to the victim, and creates a civil action for trafficked persons. The Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security is required to convene an anti-trafficking committee. The bill also adds two Class 3 felonies created by the 2015 Session of the General Assembly involving prostitution/trafficking of minors to the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/04/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101838D
01/04/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2016Impact statement from VCSC (SB180)
02/01/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB180)
02/03/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Committee substitute printed 16104904D-S1
02/05/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Read second time
02/08/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104904D-S1
02/08/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB180S1
02/09/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Placed on Calendar
02/11/2016Read first time
02/11/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2016Assigned App. sub: Criminal Law
02/16/2016Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/22/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/08/2016Left in Courts of Justice

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 32 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

THE SENATOR FROM ROW NECK CITY, SENATOR EDWARDS. ITY MOVE THAT THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO.

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke): THE REQUEST HE IS SHALL THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED