HB 7029 — OGSR/Human Trafficking Expunction
by Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee and Rep. Edwards-Walpole and others (SB 7000 by Criminal Justice Committee)
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Prepared by: Criminal Justice Committee (CJ)
The bill reenacts a current public records exception that protects from disclosure the court-ordered expunged criminal history records of human trafficking victims. Human trafficking is defined as the transporting, soliciting, recruiting, harboring, providing, enticing, maintaining, or obtaining of another person for the purpose of exploiting that person.
If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect October 1, 2018.
Vote: Senate 37-0; House 113-0