Human trafficking identification and awareness training; DCJS to adopt regulations. (SB1407)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Criminal Justice Services; human trafficking identification and awareness training. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to adopt regulations that make compulsory for all law-enforcement personnel the Department's training standards regarding sensitivity to and awareness of human trafficking offenses, the identification of human traffickers, and identification of and assistance for victims of human trafficking offenses. Current law requires such training only for personnel in criminal investigations or assigned to vehicle or street patrol duties. The bill also requires the Department to include such human trafficking identification and awareness training as part of the minimum training standards for school security and campus security officers. Amends § 9.1-102, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102156D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1407)
01/30/2017Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)