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104F
ADOPTED AS REVISED

Urges Protection for Human Trafficking Victims from Prosecution

RESOLVED, That the _ urges federal, state, local, tribal and territorial governments to enact laws and regulations and to develop policies that assure that once an individual has been identified as an adult or minor victim of human trafficking, that individual should:

(a) not be prosecuted subjected to arrest, prosecution or punishment for crimes related to their prostitution or  other non-violent crimes that are a direct result of their status as an adult or minor victim of human trafficking;

(b) be offered housinged in circumstances appropriate for a victim;

(c) be provided appropriate protection, to include the individual’s family, if a threat to safety exists from the person or persons responsible for the trafficking or others; and

(d) be assured that their names and identifying information will not be disclosed to the public.

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