‘Lock Down’ Provision Out of Florida Anti-Trafficking Bill

A controversial measure to jail child victims of sex trafficking, thereby keeping them from running away or harming themselves, has been nixed from legislation in both the House and Senate.

With the bill’s biggest sticking point gone, and bipartisan support behind it, the next hurdle will be deciding how to spend a proposed $3 million set aside to serve trafficking victims across the state.

Learn more at J. David McSwane’s and Jessie Van Berkel’s Herald-Tribune article: ‘Lock down’ provision out of trafficking bill.


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