Archive for Tag: human trafficking

Assembly advances DePhillips bill expunging records of human trafficking victims

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly passed a bill (A5085), sponsored by Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips, to expunge records of human trafficking victims who were convicted of certain crimes.  New Jersey’s Human Trafficking Prevention, Protection, and Treatment Act allows a human trafficking victim to vacate and expunge convictions and records for...

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Bill turning tables on illegal activity at massage parlors advances

TRENTON, N.J. – Massage parlors have long been associated with illegal sexual activity. It is their connection to human trafficking and the sex trade that fuels legislation approved by the Assembly Homeland Security Committee today. Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso sponsors the bill (A3913) expanding oversite and holding operators accountable for...

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Dancer named 2019 Advocacy Champion for his efforts in battling human trafficking

TRENTON, N.J. – The Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking has named Assemblyman Ron Dancer a 2019 Advocacy Champion for his efforts in fighting the growing crime. January is human trafficking prevention month. “Anyone can be a victim of this modern day slavery,” said...

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