Human trafficking bill making progress in Florida Legislature


Source: ABC 7 WWSB
By News Service of Florida
May 3, 2019

SARASOTA (WWSB) – House and Senate lawmakers are trying to agree on legislation that would aim to slow human trafficking in Florida as the 2019 regular session comes to a close.

Human trafficking involves the illegal practice of selling people for sex, labor or often both.

The Senate passed a bill that would better train law enforcement to identify victims, tighten licensing requirements for massage parlors, and create a database of pimps and those who solicit prostitution.

State Senator Lauren Book says human trafficking affects people from geographic, socioeconomic and racial groups.

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