Bill Summary

HB 167 Victims of Human Trafficking (2018 Session)
Victims of Human Trafficking: Provides civil cause of action for victims of human trafficking against trafficker or facilitator; requires court to impose civil penalties in certain circumstances; provides for deposit or distribution of civil penalties; provides affirmative defense for owners or operators of public lodging establishments; requires educational programs for employees of public food service & lodging establishment regarding human trafficking; specifies proof of compliance requirements. Effective Date: October 1, 2018
09/21/17
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Filed
09/26/17
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Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
09/26/17
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Now in Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee
11/01/17
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On Committee agenda - Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee, 11/08/17, 1:30 pm, 404 H
11/08/17
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Favorable by Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee; 15 Yeas, 0 Nays
11/08/17
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Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
11/29/17
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On Committee agenda - Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 1:30 pm, 17 H
12/06/17
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Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; 12 Yeas, 0 Nays
12/07/17
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Now in Judiciary Committee
01/30/18
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On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/01/18, 8:00 am, 404 H
02/01/18
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Temporarily Postponed by Judiciary Committee
02/19/18
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On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/21/18, 9:00 am, 404 H
02/21/18
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Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee; 13 Yeas, 0 Nays
02/22/18
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Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed
02/25/18
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Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
03/10/18
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Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
03/10/18
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Died on Second Reading Calendar
H 0167
Filed on 09/21/17
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Amendment 879425
Filed on 01/31/18
Withdrawn
Amendment 3367 AA
Filed on 02/01/18
Amendment 410151 DE
Filed on 02/20/18
Adopted
H 0167C1
Filed on 02/22/18
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No amendments to this bill text filed.
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