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HB 8, 83rd Regular Session
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of offenses related to trafficking of persons and to certain protections for victims of trafficking of persons.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/13

Author: Senfronia Thompson
Joint Author: Todd Hunter | Sergio Muñoz, Jr. | Cindy Burkett | Naomi Gonzalez
Coauthor: Greg Bonnen | Stefani Carter | Byron Cook | Tony Dale | Craig Goldman | Patricia Harless | Bryan Hughes | Phil King | Jeff Leach | Rick Miller | Elliott Naishtat | Walter "Four" Price | Debbie Riddle | Scott Sanford | J. D. Sheffield | Phil Stephenson | Van Taylor | Steve Toth | Chris Turner | Bill Zedler
Sponsor: Leticia Van de Putte
CoSponsor: José Rodríguez | Juan Hinojosa

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2013, 83rd R.S.,ch. 1252, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

SB 532 (Very Similar)

Bill Analyses:
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)

Subjects:
CHILD ABUSE
Crimes--Against Persons--Sexual
HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Minors--Crimes Against
PROSTITUTION
PROTECTIVE ORDERS
SEXUAL ABUSE

House Committee: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence (Tryon Lewis, Marsha Farney, Jessica Farrar, Lance Gooden, Ana Hernandez Luna, Todd Hunter, Ken King, Richard Peña Raymond, Senfronia Thompson)
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice (John Whitmire, John Carona, Juan Hinojosa, Joan Huffman, Dan Patrick, José Rodríguez, Charles Schwertner)

Index to Sections Affected

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