Honorable John Whitmire, Chair, Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1272 by Thompson, Senfronia (Relating to the continuation and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force.), As Engrossed
The bill would amend the Government Code to continue the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force (Task Force). The bill would also require the Task Force to work with the Texas Education Agency, Department of Family and Protective Services, and the Health and Human Services Commission to develop a list of human trafficking key indicators, develop a training curriculum, and train certain vocations to identify human trafficking. It is assumed that any cost associated with the bill could be absorbed within existing state resources.
The bill would take effect immediately if it receives a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, otherwise the bill would take effect September 1, 2013.
302 Office of the Attorney General, 529 Health and Human Services Commission, 530 Family and Protective Services, Department of, 701 Central Education Agency
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