- Federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act Fact Sheet by Polaris Project: The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000 created the first comprehensive federal law to address human trafficking, with a significant focus on the international dimension of the problem.
U.S. Laws on Trafficking in Persons: The Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, as amended provides the tools to combat trafficking in persons both worldwide and domestically.
- 2017 Florida Statute 787.06- Human trafficking: It is the intent of the Legislature that the perpetrators of human trafficking be penalized for their illegal conduct and that the victims of trafficking be protected and assisted by this state and its agencies.
- 2017 Florida Statutes 823.05- Public Nuisances: Places and groups engaged in criminal gang-related activity declared a nuisance; massage establishments engaged in the prohibited activity; may be abated and enjoined.
- Safe Harbor Act: The Safe Harbor Act, passed by the 2012 Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott, helps ensure the safety of child victims who have been trafficked for sex.
Legislation under consideration:
Senate Bill 1044
Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act of 2017
Hold websites accountable for aiding and abetting human trafficking