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Jack Latvala to pursue human trafficking legislation with House Dem Dave Kerner

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Clearwater Sen. Jack Latvala announced yesterday that he will seek passage of SB 534 a bill to increase reporting of human trafficking by expanding the public’s awareness of the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline. The proposal would mandate that the number be posted in all Florida transportation hubs and establishments near major roads, where employees and patrons are most likely encounter victims and perpetrators of trafficking. “Human trafficking is a sick, but profitable criminal enterprise that affects up to 300,000 children and…

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