Florida Senate - 2018                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1046
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/13/2018           .                                

       The Committee on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Book)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 23 - 44
    4  and insert:
    5         (3)The department shall administer the trust fund.
    6         (4) The purposes of the fund include, but are not limited
    7  to:
    8         (a) Educating the public about the recruitment,
    9  trafficking, and exploitation of persons through human
   10  trafficking.
   11         (b) Assisting in the prevention of recruitment of minors
   12  for exploitation in schools in this state.
   13         (c) Establishing a survivors’ resource center to make
   14  legal services, social services, safe harbors, safe houses, and
   15  language services available to survivors of human trafficking.
   16         (d) Advertising the National Human Trafficking Resource
   17  Center hotline telephone number and the BeFree Textline in
   18  diverse venues.
   19         (e) Assisting in the coordination between law enforcement
   20  agencies and service providers.
   21         (f) Assisting in vacating the convictions of victims of
   22  human trafficking, whose offenses were the result of the force,
   23  duress, or coercion of a human trafficker.
   24         (g) Funding medical and mental health examinations and
   25  treatment, living expenses, lost wages, and repatriation of
   26  human trafficking victims.
   27         (4)In accordance with s. 19(f)(2), Art. III of the State
   28  Constitution, the trust fund shall, unless terminated sooner, be
   29  terminated on July 1, 2022. Before its scheduled termination,
   30  the trust fund shall be reviewed as provided in s. 215.3206(1)
   31  and (2).