Commercial sex trafficking, prostitution, etc.; increases penalties. (HB2299)

Introduced By

Del. John McGuire (R-Glen Allen)

Progress

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

Description

Commercial sex trafficking, prostitution, etc.; penalties. Increases from a Class 4 felony to a Class 3 felony the penalties for the following crimes if a minor is not involved: (i) human trafficking; (ii) receiving money or other valuable thing for or on account of causing any person to engage in forced labor or services, concubinage, prostitution, or the manufacture of any obscene material or child pornography; (iii) receiving any money or other valuable thing from the earnings of any male or female engaged in prostitution; and (iv) commercial sex trafficking through the use of force, intimidation, or deception. The bill also increases from a Class 3 felony to a Class 2 felony the penalties for the following crimes if a minor is involved: (a) human trafficking; (b) receiving money or other valuable thing for or on account of causing any person to engage in forced labor or services, concubinage, prostitution, or the manufacture of any obscene material or child pornography; (c) receiving any money or other valuable thing from the earnings of any male or female engaged in prostitution; and (d) commercial sex trafficking. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100614D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2019Impact statement from VCSC (HB2299)
02/01/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2299)
02/05/2019Left in Courts of Justice

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