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2017 Senate Bill 5030: Concerning human trafficking, prostitution, and commercial sexual abuse of a minor
Introduced by Sen. Jeannie Darneille (Tacoma) (D) on January 10, 2017   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Law & Justice Committee on January 10, 2017
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on January 26, 2017 Extends the statute of limitations for trafficking crimes to ten years after the crime is committed, unless the victim is under the age of eighteen years old when the crime occurs. ?Extends the statute of limitations for commercial sexual abuse and promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor to the victim's thirtieth birthday, if the victim was under eighteen years old when the crime occurs..
Passed 48 to 0 in the Senate on February 8, 2017.
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Extends the statute of limitations for trafficking crimes to ten years after the crime is committed, unless the victim is under the age of eighteen years old when the crime occurs. Extends the statute of limitations for commercial sexual abuse and promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor to the victim's thirtieth birthday, if the victim was under eighteen years old when the crime occurs.
Received in the House on February 9, 2017
Referred to the House Public Safety Committee on February 9, 2017
Amendment offered in the House on March 16, 2017 Striking amendment that allows a prosecutor to initiate charges for Commercial Sexual Abuse of a Minor and Promoting Commercial Sexual Abuse of a Minor until 10 years after their commission or the victim's thirtieth birthday, whichever occurs later (rather than just up to the victim's thirtieth birthday as provided in the underlying bill). The striking amendment also adds Promoting Travel for Commercial Sexual Abuse of a Minor to the list of offenses where the statute of limitations is extended. The statute of limitations is extended from three years after the commission of the offense to 10 years after the commission of the offense or the victim's thirtieth birthday, whichever occurs later.
Referred to the House Rules Committee on April 5, 2017
Received in the Senate on April 13, 2017
Passed 49 to 0 in the Senate on April 13, 2017.
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Senate concurred in House amendments.
Signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on May 5, 2017

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