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.
Protects more individuals at no additional cost.
It is essential to protect more innocents, be they 7 years of age or 17.
Gives law enforcement more leeway in stopping those who enslave others for sex acts.