HB 2740 Relating to Sex Trafficking

VOTE: YES – Governor Signed
Status (cverview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/HB2740

Increases age of trafficked person from 15 to 18 for crime of trafficking in persons for use in commercial sex

Personal Choice and Responsibility
Increases jeopardy of person victimizing another person for gain, whether monetary or of other value.

Fiscal Responsibility
Protects more individuals at no additional cost.

Limited Government
It is essential to protect more innocents, be they 7 years of age or 17.

Local Control
Gives law enforcement more leeway in stopping those who enslave others for sex acts.