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Gov. Scott highlights human trafficking fight with four new Florida laws

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On Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott took the time to highlight Florida’s fight against human trafficking with a ceremonial bill signing of four bills to protect survivors and set harsher penalties for exploitation of victims. “While Florida has a 44-year crime low,” Scott said at the Citrus Health Network Family Medical Center in Hialeah, “even one victim of abuse is too many.” Four bills signed into Florida law by Scott on Thursday include: HB 369, requiring the display of human trafficking public awareness…

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