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Resource Guide for State Legislators: Model Provisions for State anti-Trafficking Laws

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  • Opens with a note to state legislatures stating, 'The guide presents a series of model legislative provisions that state legislatures can use to create comprehensive state anti-trafficking laws.' (4)
  • Guide includes 2 fact sheets that are updated yearly
    • Fact sheet on State Anti-Trafficking Laws
    • Fact sheet on Federal Prosecution of Trafficking Cases in the US
  • Each proposal is supported by a paragraph or more of discussion
  • Recommended Provisions include:
    • Making trafficking a state felony offense
    • Urging states to pass criminalization statues
    • Creation of expert task forces to combat human trafficking, etc.