House Bill 2290 2017-01-17T11:30:36+00:00

HB 2290 – Human Trafficking Awareness Month

HB 2290 was created in order to designate January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month in the State of Texas. Goes into effect September 1st 2015.  This bill is to help inform and bring awareness of Human Trafficking in the State of Texas in order to for people and organizations to help our state leaders end human trafficking forever.

Goes into effect September 1st 2015.  Resolution adopted on January 5th, 2016.

House Bill 2290 Text

84R7809 AAF-D

By: Parker

H.B. No. 2290

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT

relating to designating January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:

SECTION 1. Subchapter D, Chapter 662, Government Code, is amended by adding Section 662.107 to read as follows:

Sec. 662.107. HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION MONTH.

(a) January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month to increase awareness of human trafficking in an effort to encourage people to alert authorities to any suspected incidents involving human trafficking.

(b) Human Trafficking Prevention Month may be regularly observed through appropriate activities in public schools and other places to increase awareness and prevention of human trafficking.

SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2015.

Links

http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/84R/billtext/html/HB02290H.htm

http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/84R/billtext/pdf/HB02290F.pdf

http://txlege.texastribune.org/84/bills/HB2290/

https://legiscan.com/TX/bill/HB2290/2015

Media Coverage

Cyprus Creek Mirror

House Bill 2290 Resolution Photos