Victim of sex trafficking; clarifies definition to include minors, affirmative defense, etc. (HB578)

Introduced By

Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach)


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Victim of sex trafficking; affirmative defense; writ of vacatur; minors. Makes changes to the definitions of victim of sex trafficking used for the purposes of the issuance of a writ of vacatur and the affirmative defense available to victims of sex trafficking to include a minor charged with, convicted, or adjudicated delinquent of a qualifying offense in the Commonwealth who committed such offense while younger than 18 years of age. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103924D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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