In this video press release, Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) discusses her sweeping new legislation - the "Human Trafficking Prevention, Protection and Treatment Act."
The result of more than a year's worth of research and consultations with experts and advocates, Vainieri Huttle's bill (A-3352) would crack down on every aspect of human trafficking: revising and expanding the state's current laws to create a human trafficking commission; criminalizing additional activities related to human trafficking; upgrading certain penalties on existing human trafficking or trafficking related crimes; increasing protections afforded to victims of human trafficking; and providing for increased training and public awareness of human trafficking issues.
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