Sex Trafficking Response Coordinator; establishes position, duties, report. (HB2576)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from 17 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun), Del. Joe McNamara (R-Roanoke), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), Del. Bob Thomas (R-Stafford), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Sex Trafficking Response Coordinator; duties; report. Creates, within the Department of Criminal Justice Services, a Sex Trafficking Response Coordinator (the Coordinator) who shall (i) create a statewide plan for local and state agencies to identify and respond to victims of sex trafficking; (ii) coordinate the development of standards and guidelines for treatment programs for victims of sex trafficking; (iii) maintain a list of programs that provide treatment or specialized services to victims of sex trafficking and make such list available to law-enforcement agencies, attorneys for the Commonwealth, crime victim and witness assistance programs, the Department of Juvenile Justice, the Department of Social Services, the Department of Education, and school divisions; (iv) oversee the development of a curriculum to be completed by persons convicted of solicitation of prostitution; and (v) promote strategies for the awareness of sex trafficking, for education and training related to sex trafficking, and for the reduction of demand for commercial sex. The bill requires the Coordinator to report annually to the Governor and the General Assembly and include a summary of activities for the year and any recommendations to address sex trafficking within the Commonwealth. The bill as introduced was a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission. This bill is identical to SB 1669. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104149D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/16/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Motion to refer to committee agreed to
01/23/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2019Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
01/29/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2576)
01/31/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Passed by for the day
02/14/2019Passed Senate with amendment
02/14/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Read third time
02/14/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/14/2019Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Placed on Calendar
02/18/2019Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 98-N)
02/18/2019VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 98-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Senate insisted on amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Senate requested conference committee
02/20/2019House acceded to request
02/20/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/20/2019Delegates: Krizek, Leftwich, Miyares
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: Vogel, Obenshain, Howell
02/22/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/22/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2019Enrolled
03/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2576ER)
03/07/2019Signed by Speaker
03/09/2019Signed by President
03/11/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2576ER)
03/11/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
03/11/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 486 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0486)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1669.

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